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UPDATE: Police Arrest Stabbing Victim
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Danielle Wallace

UPDATE - 4:20 p.m. On January 28, 2015 the Dothan Police Department made a felony arrest following an assault complaint, which occurred in the 400 block of East Lafayette Street. Investigators say Artavaris Martin forcefully entered a home where a family member was living and assaulted that individual while inside of the residence. During the attack, the home owner retrieved a knife and cut Martin. Martin fled the home, but was seen by individuals in the neighborhood who contacted the police. Martin was located a short period later at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center where he was treated for minor injuries. 24-year-old Artavaris Martin of Judson Street was taken into custody and charged with first degree Burglary. His arrest now brings this case to a close. A bond amount has been set at $60,000.00. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Shortly before 8am, this morning, emergency responders were called to the home in the 400 block of 4th avenue for a medical emergency. When they arrived, they learned that a man had been stabbed. Neighbors say the male victim had serious stabs wounds to his face and head. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His alleged attacker is a woman. So far the names of those involved have not been released. This is an active investigation and Dothan Police have not released any more information.


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