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Martin Co. Man Arrested after a Stabbing

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Martin Co. Man Arrested after a Stabbing

One man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that took place in Martin Co. Sunday night. According to the Martin Co Sheriff’s Office, Ralph Maynard was arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man who was trying to repossess a vehicle. The victim told Deputies that he went to an address on North Wolf Creek Road in the Lovely community of Martin Co Sunday evening to repossess a vehicle. Reports indicate that when the repo agent knocked on the door, Maynard allegedly kicked the door open and tried to stab the repo agent in the chest. The agent told Deputies that he put his hands up to block the attack and was stabbed in his left hand. Deputies say the attack almost severed his pinky finger. Ralph Maynard is facing 2nd degree assault charges and was lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.

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