Marathon – A Marathon man is under arrest, charged with attacking another man with a knife.
The victim told Deputy Jon Barry Huff he invited 27 year old Manuel Artiles to his trailer Tuesday night for a drink. He said during the course of the night, Artiles stole the victim’s two cell phones. The victim said Wednesday morning he went to Artiles’ trailer in Ocean Breeze Trailer Park to get the phones back and that is when Artiles attacked him with a knife.
The victim reportedly had fresh injuries on the back of his neck and on his chest where he said he was cut with the knife.
A warrant was obtained for Artiles for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery and grand theft. He was arrested on the charges Wednesday afternoon. He was also charged with three counts of violation of probation.