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Two Crown Heights men stab each other during fight over debt

By Mason White 6:11 PM May 13, 2014
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By: Devansh Dutt
A Crown Heights man was arrested on charges of assault after slashing another man’s face, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the two men, who live in the same apartment building, got into a knife fight on Sunday.

Both suffered stab wounds as a result of the attack. Police arrested 65-year-old Viera Rodriguez, after being accused of going after his neighbor because he did not pay a debt. The neighbor was identified as 65-year-old Benigno Galan-Reyes.

Galan-Reyes stabbed Rodriguez with a knife while trying to defend himself. Both men were taken to Kings County Hospital and were later booked into jail on charges of assault.