Man Charged In Box Cutter Assault

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  A 41-year-old St. Louis man’s jailed for allegedly slashing two people outside a south St. Louis bar last weekend.

Police say after James Watson was tossed out of the Time Out bar in the 4100 block of Gravois on Saturday, he used a box butter to slash the bar owner on the neck and another man on the chest and hand.

The bar owner needed 20 stitches in his neck, according to the report, and the second victim received more than a dozen stitches and suffered nerve damage to his hand.

Watson faces two charges each of first degree assault and armed criminal action.


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