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Benton City Man Arrested For Stabbing Ex-Wife's Boyfriend

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FINLEY, Wash--  A Benton City man is behind bars after stabbing his ex-wife's boyfriend. 

The Benton County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Jose Fonseca is facing first degree assault charges.  Deputies say he took a knife and stabbed Edgar Sanchez in the shoulder at a trailer in Finley. 

We're told Fonseca threatened Sanchez with what appears to be a steak knife after finding him with his ex-wife.  Sanchez was taken to Kennewick General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Fonseca took off after the attack, but was later arrested near his home in Benton City.

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