Suspect in fork attack arrested

Scotty Gebhard
Scotty Gebhard

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Lancaster man accused of stabbing his cousin with a meat fork is behind bars.

Scotty Gebhard, 27, was arrested Thursday on a charge of aggravated assault.

Police said Gebhard was arguing with his cousin inside their East Farnum Street home and the dispute escalated Tuesday night as the two walked to the parking lot of a grocery store in the 200 block of South Queen Street.

Gebhard then stabbed the man in the back and ribs with the meat fork and bit him near his chin, police said.

The victim was treated at a hospital.


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