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Police: Suspect used knife in NKY bar fight

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FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -

Two people were hurt and a man is in custody after a fight inside a bar overnight, police said.

Officers responded to Turfway Bar and Grill, 7134 Turfway Rd., just after 1 a.m. Thursday.

Police say an argument started between Robert Phelps, 49, and a husband and wife. Phelps approached the man from behind and cut him on the throat, according to Florence Police.

The wife attempted to stop the attack and was cut on her arm.

Both victims were taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Phelps is charged with first and second degree assault. 

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