Man accused of cutting co-worker with a knife

July 30, 2019–7:35 a.m.


An employee at a Mexican restaurant in Kingston was arrested over the weekend, accused of cutting a co-worker, who also happens to be his stepfather.

According to police, Jose Mata accused 20-year old Ricky Rowe of drinking on the job and putting in wrong orders Saturday.

The report states that Rowe aggressively approached Mata who picked up a knife.

Rowe said he then picked up a knife to defend himself and cut Mata’s arm.

Rowe was taken to jail and charged with first-degree family violence.

Mata was taken to the hospital.

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