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Kennett PD makes arrests in stabbing case

Robert Easley (Source: Dunklin County Jail via Vinelink) Robert Easley (Source: Dunklin County Jail via Vinelink)
Cynthia Lester (Source: Dunklin County Jail via Vinelink) Cynthia Lester (Source: Dunklin County Jail via Vinelink)
KENNETT, MO (KAIT) -

Police arrested a Kennett man and woman Thursday night in connection with an investigation into a stabbing. 

According to a post on the Kennett Police Department's Facebook page, Robert Easley, 58, and Cynthia Lester, 48, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree assault in connection with the stabbing. 

Kennett police went to a home in the 400-block of Beaton Street around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Officers found one person had been stabbed in the arm and the suspects had fled the scene.

Easley and Lester were arrested during a traffic stop after the stabbing happened, according to the post. 

Both Easley and Lester were in the Dunklin County jail awaiting charges from the state prosecutor's office in Missouri. 

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