Man arrested in connection with Morgan County stabbing

Published: Oct. 24, 2019 at 11:34 AM EDT
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A man has been arrested and charged with felonious assault after an alleged stabbing in Morgan County on Tuesday.

According to the Morgan County Sheriff's Office, Dakota Burris, 18, and the victim got into a fight near Front and 3rd streets in Malta. Deputies said Burris stabbed the man several times before the victim and his girlfriend fled to get some help.

The victim was taken to a hospital, but deputies have not released information about his condition.

Deputies arrested Burris after getting help from the McConnelsville Police Department in tracking him down.

Burris remains in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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