A Newcomerstown man was arrested at approximately 11:48 a.m. at a North Bridge Street residence after allegedly stabbing another male last Tuesday.

According to witnesses, Daniel Dietrich, 38, of Newcomerstown, had been stabbed by Lloyd Atkins, 52, of Newcomerstown, after an altercation occurred over a stolen firearm.

Atkins is being held in the Newcomerstown Village Jail pending an arraignment in Southern District Court in Uhrichsville on a felony assault charge.

The incident is still under further investigation.