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St. Charles man charged with battery in stabbing

Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 12:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013 11:24 p.m. CDT
Edward Brubaker

ST. CHARLES – A 51-year-old St. Charles man has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, in a stabbing incident that took place Saturday afternoon on North 15th Street, according to a news release from the St. Charles Police Department.

Edward Brubaker, of the 100 block of North 15th Street, St. Charles, was charged in the incident, which took place at an apartment in the address in which he resided, police said. According to the release, police were responding to a fight between Brubaker and a 23-year-old man who lived in the same building. After the altercation, Brubaker went into his apartment and came back with a kitchen knife, police said.

According to the release, the 23-year-old man was found in the apartment building, suffering from two long slash marks on his right side underneath his arm, as well as a cut on the top of his head. The man refused to be taken to a hospital and was treated by emergency personnel at the scene. Police said they collected the knife used in the incident.

Brubaker was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. His next court appearance is set for 9 a.m. Friday in the Kane County Judicial Center.

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