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Hinsdale Man Arrested after Stabbing Incident

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Leroy J. Williams
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OLEAN, NY - A 31-year-old Hinsdale man was arrested Thursday in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred the night befiore in Olean.

According to Olean police, Leroy J. Williams was charged with second-degree assault and arraigned in Olean City Court Thursday. Bail was set at $10,000.

Police said Williams and Elmer Ellis, 45, engaged in an argument outside Ellis’ Olean home Wednesday evening and that Ellis was stabbed.

Ellis was taken to Olean General Hospital for treatment of a wound to his abdomen and later taken to the Erie County Medical Center for surgery. Police said his condition is improving.

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