UPDATE: Man arrested after allegedly cutting two individuals in Somerset Co.

Arron Lee Mavae Pinkney  (Courtesy of Crisfield PD)

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A man is in custody after police say he cut two people with a knife during an incident in Crisfield.

The Crisfield Police Department says on Monday, officers responded to the area of 119-B Richardson Avenue in reference to a cutting incident. Once on scene, police say they saw a man struggling with two other individuals in a continued attempt to cut them.

According to the report, the man was later identified as Arron Lee Mavae Pinkney. Law enforcement says Pinkney's family reported that "he suffers from mental illness and had an episode."

Authorities say Pinkney was eventually taken into custody at the scene. Police say both victims were taken by EMS to the hospital where they received medical treatment for lacerations to their fingers and were later released.

Pinkney was charged with attempted murder (x-2), assault – 1st degree (x-2), assault – 2nd degree (x-2), reckless endangerment (x-2), deadly weapon intent to injure (x-2), affray, disorderly conduct, disturb the peace, fail obey lawful / order, and obstructing & hindering police. 

He was held without bond at the Somerset County Detention Center.

In Crisfield, police say one person is in custody after they responded to a reported stabbing Monday night.

The Crisfield Police Department tells 47 ABC that this happened near the Church of God on Maryland Avenue and that two victims were involved.

Neither suffered life-threatening injuries but both of them have cuts to their hands. 

Right now, the investigation is open and ongoing. 


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