2 men injured in fight over apple pie

FAIRBANKS — A dispute over pie led to knife injuries for two Fairbanks men and the arrest of one of them.

Kyle David Wilcox, 26, was charged with burglary and felony assault. Police said he forced his way into the apartment of a neighbor, who defended himself with a steak knife and ended up injured himself.

Wilcox was treated at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and released, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

Wilcox, who police said appeared intoxicated, told officers that he smelled apple pie and went to the other man’s apartment with his son to ask for a piece.

He said the man met him at the door, started a fight, pulled him into the apartment and stabbed him.

The man with the pie was bleeding from a knife wound to his neck and gave a different account. He told officers Wilcox showed up with his son and was coaxed to leave.

Twenty minutes later, the man said, Wilcox showed up with another man who demanded something for Wilcox’s son. The man in the apartment warned them that he was armed with a knife, but they forced their way in, he said.

The man told police he lost control of the knife and was stabbed in the neck. He said he got the knife back and pressed it against Wilcox’s side until Wilcox started bleeding and fled.

Wilcox remained jailed Tuesday with bail set at $15,000. The state court database did not indicate Wilcox was represented by an attorney who could be reached for comment.


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