Homeless center worker charged in stabbing

November 18, 2009

An employee at a Southeast Baltimore resource center for the homeless has been arrested and charged with stabbing a man who threatened him in a dispute over a bag of soap and toothpaste, according to court records. William Bryant, 55, of the 500 block of Dolphin St. has been charged with attempted second-degree murder in the Monday incident and was ordered held without bail. Court records show police were called to the Beans & Bread center in the 400 block of S. Bond St. about 12:45 p.m. According to charging documents, the victim, Donald Barnes, threatened to kill Bryant after they got into an argument over toiletries, then Bryant followed him outside and stabbed him in the lower back with a knife.

- Justin Fenton

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