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Midland Man Accused of Assault with Knife


A Midland man was arrested over the weekend after assaulting his roommate.

Ernesto Aranda, 37, was found walking near his home in the 1200 block of East Pecan Avenue on Friday night, with blood on his hands and elbows.

Police had been called out to the home in reference to an assault.

Aranda said he had gotten in an argument with another man, with whom he shared a house.

The man told police Aranda had cut him with a knife.

He was taken to the hospital, and Aranda was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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