Police: Man stabbed woman in hand

By: Whitney Burks Email
By: Whitney Burks Email

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - A Floyd County man accused of stabbing a woman is behind bars.

Police say they got a call on Tuesday of a stabbing in Prestonsburg at B&O Apartments.

When they got to the scene they found a woman with a stab wound in her hand.

Police say she told them James Salisbury stabbed her, but they do not know why.

"Myself and Officer George Tussey went around to that apartment, made contact where he was actually bleeding from a stab wound himself," said Sgt. Brian Walker.

Salisbury is charged with first degree assault.


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