Christopher A. Clayton, 26, of Beatrice was arrested early Thursday morning after allegedly stabbing a man during a fight. Beatrice Community Hospital contacted Beatrice Police after the victim of the stabbing came to the hospital for treatment.
The victim reported the fight took place at 105 S. 13th St. Police responded to the home and located Clayton who claimed the victim attacked him and tackled him and began punching him in the face. Clayton said he then grabbed a knife out of his back pocket and stabbed the victim in the left arm. Based on the evidence at that time Clayton was arrested and his bond was set at $20,000.