Port Jervis man charged in stabbing

PORT JERVIS – A Port Jervis man is in the Orange County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail in connection with a stabbing in that city the evening of September 8.

Port Jervis Police allege that Ricky Hill, 19, stabbed a 23-year-old man in the abdomen causing serious injury during an incident at the intersection of Pike and East Main streets.

The victim was transported to Bon Secours Community Hospital for emergency medical treatment and is recovering, said Police Chief William Worden.

Hill was charged with armed assault, criminal possession of a weapon, tampering with physical evidence and a violation of state parole, all as felonies.

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