Derby man charged after fight on Main Street in Newport

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NEWPORT — A large fight in Newport on Saturday left a 26-year-old man from Derby facing charges.

Police say at approximately 1:23 a.m., they were dispatched to the area of Main Street in Newport City for a report of a fight.

Upon arrival, police say they witnessed several individuals near the intersection of Central Street and Main Street, who appeared to be fighting and yelling at each other.

Police conducted an initial investigation and say that Everett Wilson, 26, of Derby, allegedly stabbed a 21-year-old Barton man during the altercation.

Wilson was taken into custody without incident and later released on personal recognizance pending his arraignment in Orleans District Court.

He is being charged with aggravated assault and possession of a controlled substance.

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