Man arrested for slashing victim with box cutter

Fairbanks Police Department said that they received multiple calls reporting that Hurst had slashed Logan on the neck at the College Road Safeway.
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska Richard Hurst was arrested Saturday afternoon for first degree assault after charging documents say he attacked a victim with a box cutter.

The victim, John Logan, said they were going to Safeway on College Road to get a bottle of beer to share, when Hurst assaulted him for, "no reason."

Fairbanks Police Department said that they received multiple calls reporting that Hurst had slashed Logan on the neck at the College Road Safeway. Officers arrested the suspect and EMS transported Logan to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital with serious physical injury.

Witnesses said that Hurst and Logan where arguing when the defendant pinned Logan to the wall at Safeway and then, "slashed his neck recklessly."

Police found multiple box cutter knives on Hurst including one with blood on it, and his clothes had what appeared to be fresh blood. He was transported to Fairbanks Correctional Center.