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Man Arrested for Slashing Man's Face with a Knife

MIDLAND - Police have arrested a man for slashing another man across the face with a knife.

It happened Monday night around 5:30 in the 300 block of South Baird.

Police say 43-year-old Rodrigo Salinas approached a man who was leaving the Salvation Army. Salinas then began yelling at the victim. That's when he pulled a knife and slashed the victim across the face.

The 35-year-old man was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Salinas was arrested later at the Deluxe Inn on East Texas Street. He has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

It is unknown why Salinas attacked the man.  

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