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Odessa Man Arrested on Aggravated Assault Charges

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man is behind bars following an afternoon incident in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they responded to the 2400 block of Kermit Highway in reference to a disturbance.

When officers arrived they made contact with a 44-year-old male subject and another male subject, identified as David Floyd Dearth, 64.

Police say an investigation revealed that after both subjects got into an argument Dearth threw a knife at the other person several times in an attempt to harm him.

Dearth was later arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Dearth is currently behind bars at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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