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One in custody after Auburn stabbing

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An early Saturday stabbing in Auburn has resulted in one person hospitalized and another under arrest.

The Auburn Police Department responded to the incident near Perrine and State streets around 1:10 a.m. The victim, who had suffered multiple lacerations, was transported to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. Although the injuries were severe, they are reported to be non-life threatening.


Kenneth Byrd was subsequently arrested following a police investigation. He has been charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both of which are classified as felonies.

Authorities are asking anyone with information related to the incident to come forward. Detective Adam Rivers of the Auburn Police Department is leading the investigation and can be reached at (315) 567-0073, or calls can be directed to the Auburn Police Department at (315) 253-3231. Callers have the option to remain anonymous.