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Reedsville Man Charged With Malicious Assault

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Zachary Shreve, 23 Zachary Shreve, 23

A Reedsville man was arrested on March 17 and charged with malicious assault for a stabbing that occurred on January 17, 2014 in Buckhannon.

An officer from the Buckhannon Police Department responded to a call on the night of the incident.  The officer spoke with the victim, Steven Arbogast, who stated he was stabbed by a Zachary Scott Shreve, 23, of Reedsville.

Shreve was told to leave by Arbogast, in which he responded "I'm going to gut you" and swung a knife at Arbogast, according to a criminal complaint.  Police said Arbogast suffered a small laceration on his left hand, but was able to grab the knife and tackle the victim during the altercation.

Shreve is in the Central Regional Jail and his bail is set at $7,500.