Deputies: Man stabbed with pitchfork in Scott County altercation

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STAMPING GROUND, Ky. (WKYT) - Scott County authorities say a dispute over property lines led to one man stabbing another with a pitchfork.

Alan Covington is accused of stabbing someone with a pitchfork. (Scott County Detention Center)

Deputies responded to Watkinsville Lane in Stamping Ground where they have previously dealt with the two arguing over the same issue.

Alan Covington, 69, was charged with second-degree assault after deputies say he stabbed the victim in the leg with the pitchfork.

The victim will survive the injury.