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Man arrested after early morning stabbing in Peru

Posted at 5:58 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 17:58:23-04

PERU — A man was arrested after allegedly stabbing another man early Sunday morning in Peru.

Peru Police Department officers were called around 2:40 a.m. to the area near West 6th Street and North Broadway on the report of a stabbing, according to a tweet from the department.

When they arrived, officers found a man with a large cut to his neck, according to the tweet. He was later taken to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne by a medical helicopter.

The suspect, a 24-year-old man, of Peru, was arrested on the suspicion of battery with a deadly weapon and criminal recklessness.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police at 765-473-2150 extension 112.