Rochester Man Held In Connection With Face Stabbing

Posted at: 02/25/2013 3:17 PM

(ABC 6 News) - A Rochester man is in custody after an alleged early morning stabbing.

Rochester police say Adam Smith, of southeast Rochester was arrested after a fight broke out just before 4 a.m. Monday.

Police were called to the 1000 block of 4th Street SE for a report of a fight involving a knife. When officers arrived they found six people involved in a verbal and physical altercation.

Police say the two groups involved knew each other and had gotten into a fight earlier in the night at a bar in downtown Rochester.

During the altercation, a 22-year-old male was cut in the face by a knife. He was transported to St. Marys with non-life threatening injuries.

Smith is facing 2nd degree assault charges. Three others involved in the fight are facing charges of disorderly conduct.