Welland man arrested for assault with a weapon

NRP-Cruiser -  Aug 10

Niagara police say two men were involved in a verbal argument that escalated when one pulled out a knife.

It happened Sunday afternoon around 12:30 p.m near Market Square and Young Street in Welland.

Police say the man armed with a knife made several attempts to slash the other male.  There were no injuries.

The suspect  was arrested a  short distance away.

Twenty-two-year-old Jacob Lundy of Welland is charged with assault with a weapon.