stewart SMADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/19/18) — A 40-year old Madisonville man faces felony assault charges after allegedly cutting another man with a razor knife Tuesday morning.

Madisonville Police Department reported the victim was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville following the 7:35 a.m. incident at West Lake Street.

Steve L. Stewart was involved in a fight with Jeremy Payton, 43 of Calhoun, according to the report. Stewart pulled a razor knife and cut Payton several times, causing serious injury. 

It is unknown why the two men were fighting. 

Police said the men were acquainted, and an argument between the two turned physical. Officers were able to locate Stewart due to him being ID'd as a person involved in the altercation.

Stewart was charged with first-degree assault and taken to Hopkins County Jail, where he was listed as being held this morning, pending bond.

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