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West Frankfort man arrested in connection to stabbing

Jacob C. Reed, 18, of West Frankfort (Source: West Frankfort PD) Jacob C. Reed, 18, of West Frankfort (Source: West Frankfort PD)
WEST FRANKFORT, IL (KFVS) -

A West Frankfort man has been arrested and accused of stabbing a person multiple times on Sunday.

Jacob C. Reed, 18, of West Frankfort was charged with aggravated battery and armed violence.

On June 10, 2012 at around 6 p.m. the West Frankfort Police Department got a 911 call from a person saying they had been stabbed at a home on 501 West 8th Street.

The caller told police that Reed had stabbed him.  Officers went to the home and took Reed into custody. 

The West Frankfort Fire Department treated the male victim's multiple knife stab wounds at the scene.  The victim was taken to Herrin Hospital and later transferred to a St. Louis area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Reed was taken to the West Frankfort Police Department for booking and then taken to the Franklin County Jail.  

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