Aaron Lawson, 32, was charged Thursday on one count of aggravated assault, according to Lt. Robert Harbison of the Cleveland Police Department Criminal Investigations Division.
Lawson allegedly stabbed Travis Miller, 26, after a verbal altercation turned physical, Ícording to officer Evie West of the Cleveland Police Department.
West reported CPD officer Billy Cochran responded a week ago to Talk of the Town, located at 2330 Georgetown Road.
When he arrived, Cochran found Miller had been stabbed in the lower left abdominal area.
Miller said he and Lawson had been in a verbal argument inside the establishment and management asked them to leave.
According to West, Miller was accompanied by his brother and as they went to their vehicle, Lawson reportedly approached and stabbed Miller.
Lawson then fled the scene, according to West.
Miller was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
n Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting Drivers License Roadside Safety Checkpoints in Polk County beginning one week from today.
According to THP, random checkpoints are scheduled through Feb. 26.
Drivers checkpoints are designed as an effective means of enforcing the drivers license laws of the state while ensuring the protection of all motorists.
All checkpoints are contingent upon manpower availability and weather conditions.