Lexington man taken to hospital after being stabbed

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Lexington police vehicle. (WGHP file photo)

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police say a Lexington man was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after he was stabbed during an altercation with another man.

The assault was reported shortly after 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at 314 East 4th St.

When officers arrived, police say they found a George Byron Scott, 59, suffering from stab wounds he received during a physical altercation with another man. Police did not identify the other man.

Scott was taken to Lexington Medical Center to be treated for his injuries, which were not life-threatening, police said.

Police say the sheriff’s office is assisting them in the investigation.

No other details were provided.

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