Published DateLACONIA — A Messer Street man was charged with second-degree assault yesterday after allegedly stabbing a his stepfather with a knife during an argument. The call came into police at 5:53 p.m. from the victim's wife.
Police said Jason D. Labonville, 17, of 26 Messer Street was in an argument with his 50-year-old stepfather and he grabbed a 4-inch folding knife from his dresser and cut him on the wrist.
"It was about a 4-inch slice above his left wrist," said Sgt. Gary Hubbard.
He said the victim was taken by ambulance to Lakes Region General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Labonville was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail and will be staying with a different member of his family.