Police: Man arrested after 4-hour stand-off following stabbing

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ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) - A man is in jail after police say he was at the center of a four-hour stand-off with officers early Saturday.

Ashland Police say William Cooper, 57, from Ashland was charged with burglary and assault after allegedly stabbing a neighbor during an argument.

It happened at an apartment complex on the 1600 block of Beech Street.

Officers say Cooper quickly barricaded himself inside his apartment when police got to the scene.

After four hours, Cooper was arrested without incident and taken to the Boyd County Detention Center.

Police say the victim was treated at the hospital and is stable.



 
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