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Police: Carroll County man arrested after stabbing man in Westminster

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Posted at 7:16 PM, Jan 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-24 19:16:24-05

WESTMINSTER, Md. — A 37-year-old man has been arrested after officers say he stabbed a man in Westminster Friday.

Westminster Police responded to an assault in progress near 223 East Main Street and found the victim and a witness restraining Buck Kody Sexton Jr. by holding him to the ground.

The victim was bleeding from two stab wounds to his abdomen and the victim as well as the witnesses told police the suspect assaulted the man for unknown reasons when he arrived at the residence.

Witnesses also advised that Mr. Sexton made several racially charged statements prior to the assault and after arrest. Officers at the scene recovered a straight blade knife.

The victim was treated for his injuries and is in stable condition.

Sexton was placed under arrest and has been charged with Assault-First Degree, Assault-Second Degree and Reckless Endangerment, and is currently being held at the Carroll County Detention Center on a “no bond” status.

Investigators are continuing their investigation and are in consultation with the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office regarding the potential for additional criminal charges.