Man, 49, charged in stabbing


July 18, 2006|By MARY GAIL HARE

A 49-year-old Joppa man was arrested early yesterday and charged with assault and possession of a deadly weapon with intent to injure in the stabbing of another man after a dispute.

Stephen S. Groth is accused of stabbing Brian K. Snyder, 41, in the arm and in the lower back, according to a Harford County Sheriff's Office spokesman. The men live in separate apartments along Old Mountain Road and became involved in a dispute that began when one struck the other, police said. Groth was taken into custody and remains in the county detention center, and Snyder was treated and released from Bay View Medical Center in Baltimore yesterday, police said.

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