Man stabbed after trying to break up fight in Florence

Lester Neace (Source: Boone County Jail)
Lester Neace (Source: Boone County Jail)

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Two people were injured and one person is behind bars after a stabbing in Florence.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Alan Court.

When officers arrived, the found a man chasing another man outside the building. Officers separated the two and found that both were suffering from knife wounds.

Lester Neace, 23, of Florence, was treated for knife wounds to his hands. Stephen Terry, 20, of Erlanger, was flown to University Hospital via Air Care, where he is in stable condition.

Police say the stabbing occurred when Terry intervened in a domestic dispute between Neace and his ex-girlfriend.

Neace was arrested for the attack on Terry and was charged with Assault 1st degree. He was also charged with Assault 4th degree (domestic violence) for a physical confrontation with Conley.

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