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Spencer Stabbing

Spencer, IA (KICD)–A Wednesday evening backyard gathering in Spencer turned violent.

Spencer Police say 24-year-old Scott Riley was stabbed in the neck during an altercation with 30-year-old Curtis Tripp of Spencer just before 11:30. Riley was taken to the Spencer Hospital and treated for a stab wound to the area of his lower neck.

Tripp was found later and charged with assault with intent to commit willful injury. He was held in Clay County jail.