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Elma man charged for allegedly slicing person's throat with pair of scissors

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Posted at 8:42 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 08:42:19-04

ELMA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Sheriff's Office says an Elma man has been charged with felony assault and criminal possession of a weapon for allegedly slicing a person's throat with a pair of scissors.

According to the sheriff's office, Benjamin Perkins has a physical altercation with the person at the Wood Springs Campground on September 27th.

As a result of the altercation, the victim was seriously hurt.

Perkins turned himself in at the Elma Substation and was subsequently arraigned and released.