Athens police: Man cut in abdomen during fight over cellphone

Athens police: Man cut in abdomen during fight over cellphone
Jeffery Ryan Solomon (Source: Athens Police Department)

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - Athens police have reported a weekend assault arrest.

Police say they responded to a fight call on Runway Street at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday.

Officers say they found a 60-year-old man that had been cut in the lower abdomen. He was transported to Huntsville Hospital.

Investigators believe the assault was the result of a fight over a cellphone.

Officers later located Jeffery Ryan Solomon under a neighbor’s porch. Solomon was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.

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