One injured, suspect arrested in Cass County stabbing

A Dowagiac man was treated and released from the hospital after he was stabbed twice.

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 3:43 p.m.

One person is in police custody after a stabbing early Sunday morning in Cass County, Mich.

Officers from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department were called to the 60000 block of Main Street in Vandalia at 12:04 a.m. Sunday, July 20, for a report of a stabbing, according to a sheriff’s department news release.

The victim, 46-year-old Mark Perkins of Dowagiac, Mich., told police he had been in a verbal altercation with the suspect when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed Perkins twice.

Perkins was treated for his injuries and released from Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital.

Police arrested the suspect and are withholding his name until he is arraigned. 

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