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22-year-old charged with felony assault after stabbing last week in Ithaca

Police have provided an update on a stabbing that happened on August 17 around 6:20 p.m. along North Meadow Street.

A person collecting a curb side delivery was stabbed in the left shoulder by an unknown assailant. That suspect, who was unknown to the victim, was taken into custody on August 25 around 3:15 p.m.

Zahmear Lawson, 22, was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, as well as fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains active. However, Lawson is being held at the Tompkins County Jail at this time.

The public is encouraged to contact police if they have any information that could help investigators.