Man charged with assault in alleged stabbing

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By Sarah Bennett

An Elizabethtown man was charged with felony assault after police said an argument escalated to stabbing.

According to a citation, 24-year-old Johnny E. Daugherty and another man were involved in a verbal argument early Sunday when the suspect reportedly stabbed the other man. Police said the person had cuts to his back and arm.

Daugherty, who is charged with second-degree assault, remains lodged at Hardin County Detention Center in lieu of a $10,000 cash bond.