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Man charged with assault after stabbing in Clay County

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Posted at 3:58 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 15:58:37-04

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Clay County Sheriff's Office reported that a man was arrested after a stabbing on Gregory Branch Road Wednesday morning.

A deputy was dispatched to the complaint around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, he found a male subject in the middle of the road with a deep laceration to his upper torso. Through his investigation, it was determined that the subject had gotten into an altercation with 51-year-old Rickie Gregory, which resulted in the stabbing.

Gregory was arrested and charged with first-degree assault.

While at the scene, a woman there was arrested on multiple warrants. They were taken to the Clay County Detention Center.

The investigation continues, with more arrests pending, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office,