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January 8, 2013

Clinton man charged with willful injury

CLINTON — A Clinton man is facing a felony charge after a Saturday morning fight led to a stabbing.

Kyle F. Decoster, 25, 2209 Cleveland St., is charged with willful injury, a class C felony. He is currently being held in the Clinton County jail on a $10,000 cash bond.

According to court documents, police responded to a call at 1:39 a.m. Friday for help in front of 92 Main Ave. Officers found two males on the ground outside a bar, with one man holding Decoster in an arm lock, according to the affidavit.

While the police officers were talking with the victim, it was discovered that he had been stabbed on the left side of his abdomen and he was taken to Mercy Medical Center, according to the affidavit.


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