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Fight over money leads to stabbing, arrest

Larry Smith (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.) Larry Smith (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

An argument over money ended with one man in the hospital and another in jail.

At approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday Blytheville police were called to the 300-block of Dougan.

When officers arrived, they reportedly found 65-year-old Larry Smith standing outside the home, holding a knife.

Officers ordered him to drop the knife then took him into custody, said Captain Scott Adams in an email to Region 8 News.

Inside the home, police found 52-year-old Melvin Webb suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Webb told officers the two were arguing over money when Smith stabbed him. He was flown to the Regional 1 Medical Center in Memphis with serious injuries.

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