- Associated Press - Saturday, January 2, 2016

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) - Police say a Cedar City man has been arrested on allegations that he stabbed another man on New Year’s Eve following an alcohol-fueled fight.

The Spectrum in St. George reports (https://bit.ly/1RgPlfg) that 34-year-old Scott Baney has been booked into Iron County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault.

He is being held on a $75,000 bail.

Authorities say officers were called to a motel around 8:30 p.m. Thursday and found a man with multiple stab wounds.

Witnesses identified Baney as a suspect.

Officers found him in the parking lot and took him into custody.

The victim is in serious condition at a hospital.

Two witnesses suffered minor injuries when they stepped in to stop the fighting.

Investigators say alcohol likely was a factor in the skirmish.


Information from: The Spectrum, https://www.thespectrum.com

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