Two injured after apparent knife fight downtown

Police were called to Bartlett Regional Hospital at 7 p.m. Saturday after two men with stab wounds showed up for treatment.

Officers say a 45-year-old Juneau man claimed he was awakened after being stabbed in the arm by his friend, “who accused him of theft,” a Juneau Police Department  release said.

After a struggle for the knife, the 49-year-old Juneau man who allegedly attacked the 45-year-old man received cuts to the face. The men said the incident took place in the 300 block of Fourth Street in downtown Juneau. Alcohol was involved and police are investigating the incident.

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