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Sheriff's department arrest uncle accused of stabbing nephew

Noel Gene Loosey (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Office) Noel Gene Loosey (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Office)
CALICO ROCK, AR (KAIT) - Authorities in north central Arkansas arrested a man accused of stabbing his nephew.

Noel Gene Loosey was arrested Nov. 5 on  felony charges of battery first degree, habitual offender and a hold out of Missouri. He is also held on misdemeanor charges of fleeing, driving with a suspended license and failure to appear, according to the Izard County Sheriff's Department.

The sheriff's department searched for Loosey after a stabbing on Nov. 3 north of Calico Rock in an area known as the Loosey Compound.

Kenny Vandrimmelen was stabbed during a fight with Loosey, his uncle, according to an initial report by the department. The fight started after Loosey got angry with a different family member.

Vandrimmelen was taken to a Mountain Home hospital.

Loosey is held in the Izard County jail on a $72,500 bond.

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