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Police: Man uses pitchfork to stab another man

Posted: 10:53 AM, Oct 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-08 10:53:31-04
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STAMPING GROUND, Ky. (LEX 18) — On Monday, police responded to an assault in Stamping Ground where the weapon used was a common farm tool.

Police found two suspects who had been involved in a verbal fight over an ongoing property dispute.

According to police, one suspect had armed himself with a pitchfork and stabbed the other suspect in the leg.

Alan Covington was arrested and charged with assault in the second degree.

The other suspect suffered a non-life threatening injury to his lower leg.