Uncle jailed after allegedly stabbing nephew

Aaron Krause • Mar 4, 2013 at 11:07 AM

A Norwalk man was arrested Friday in connection with a fight his nephew.

John W. Stewart, 43, of 40 Cline St., was arrested on a Norwalk Municipal Court warrant in connection with felonious assault. He was taken to the Huron County Jail to await a bond hearing.

Police responded to a disturbance Thursday night at a Cline Street residence reportedly involving Stewart and his nephew, Joshua E. Stewart, 27, of 127 Whittlesey Ave.

Joshua Stewart received a stab wound to his abdomen during the altercation. John Stewart sustained a laceration to his head. Both men were transported to Fisher-Titus Medical Center by North Central EMS.

We don't really know what started it," Detective Sgt. Seth Fry said, adding it has to do with a family matter. "I think this has been something that's been brewing for some time."

A report will be sent to the Norwalk Law Director's Office for the consideration of additional charges, Fry said.

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