HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police have charged a man with attempted murder after they say he stabbed another man in the neck, causing a wound that required 50 stitches to close.

Forty-year-old Dwayne Joseph Artis surrendered to police and was also charged with assault, reckless endangerment and carrying a dangerous and deadly weapon with intent to injure. He is being held
without bond.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports that police were called to Artis’ apartment about 4:10 p.m. Thursday for the report of an assault and found the victim.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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