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Burlington Man Charged in Stabbing

Posted: Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 at 6:30 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


A man from Burlington is behind bars after a knife attack early yesterday morning.  According to the Washington County Safety Center, 20 year old Seth Michael Copeland of Burlington has been charged with willful injury in the stabbing of a resident from Washington.

The caller claims he was stabbed in the back of the leg by Copeland a little after midnight.  Officers from the Washington Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department and Washington County Ambulance responded to the scene.

The victim was not taken to the hospital and Copeland is being held in the Washington County Jail.  KCII will monitor this story and bring you more information when it becomes official.