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Saratoga Springs man allegedly slashes roommate with knife

Saratoga Springs man allegedly slashes roommate with knife

City police arrested an Avery Street man on felony assault charges after he allegedly slashed his ro
Saratoga Springs man allegedly slashes roommate with knife
Gustavo E. Fraatz-Garcia

City police arrested an Avery Street man on felony assault charges after he allegedly slashed his roommate in the chest with a folding knife early Sunday morning.

Gustavo E. Fraatz-Garcia, 30, was charged with second-degree assault with a deadly weapon. He was also charged with misdemeanor counts of second-degree menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and obstruction of breathing following his arrest at 5:44 a.m.

Police were initially called to Avery Street for a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old man with a minor slash wound to his chest.

Further investigation revealed Fraatz-Garcia had gotten into a verbal argument with the man and began to choke him with his hands. The man was able to escape, but not before Fraatz-Garcia grabbed a folding knife and tried to slash the man in the chest.

The knife cause s minor wound that did not require emergency care. Fraatz-Garcia was arraigned in City Court and remanded to the Saratoga County Jail.

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