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Last updated 10:44PM ET
September 18, 2018
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Farm Worker Attacked
(WOUB) - A Washington County farm employee was attacked with a knife last night.

According to a news release, 46-year-old Fernando Perez was attacked at approximately 11:20 pm by another farm employee at a Sparling Road farm in Waterford.

Perez was treated at Camden Clark Hospital for cuts near his jugular vein on his neck and to his thumb.

Investigators say the attacker was identified as a sixteen year old Mexican national....and when located, the teenager provided false identification.

Perez told investigators he did not provoke the suspect and was asleep when the knife attack began.

The juvenile was arrested on charges of delinquency by committing attempted murder and falsification and is currently incarcerated in the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center.
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