Police: Man seriously injured two people with knife in Schenectady



SCHENECTADY A Virginia man has been arrested, accused of seriously injuring two people with a knife in February, authorities said.

Sharif R. Hubbert, Jr., 21, of Roanoke, Va., was arrested recently and charged with two counts of first-degree assault, felonies.

Hubbert is accused of using a knife to cut two people in their face and forehead areas Feb. 20 at Hillside Crossing on Albany Street, according to police allegations filed in court.

The two victims sought medical attention at Albany Medical Center, according to the allegations. 

The case includes statements from the victims and video evidence, according to the allegations.

Hubbert was also charged with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal mischief, misdemeanors, in earlier incidents, according to allegations.

Hubbert is accused of threatening a different person with a knife at an Eastern Avenue address Feb. 4 and, earlier, breaking a car’s window with a brick Nov. 20, according to the allegations. 

Hubbert was arraigned and ordered held on $35,000 bail. He remained in custody Friday.

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