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Cochranton man charged in stabbing

Submitted Mon, 03/17/2014 - 9:53am by Andy Alm

FAIRFIELD TWP. – A Cochranton area man faces a felony charge of aggravated assault as well as a handful of other related charges for allegedly stabbing a man on Friday.  The incident occurred at a home on Laush Road in Fairfield Township, Crawford County. 

Investigators say 58-year-old Donald Neil Bartholomew stabbed 22-year-old Dalton Levi Shetler.  Police described Shetler’s injuries as non life-threatening. 

Following the assault, Bartholomew took off on foot, and was located the next day after a warrant was issued for his arrest.  He was taken into police custody and is awaiting a preliminary hearing.