A 70-year-old Florida man was arrested Monday for attacking a fellow liveaboard with a knife. There were no life-threatening injuries reported, according to deputies.
Scott Alan King, 70, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was called to Margaret Street near the water in Key West at approximately 11:45 a.m. King and the 31-year-old male victim were present.
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The victim was being treated by the Key West Fire Department for cuts to his hands. The victim stated King’s vessel began dragging anchor, causing their boats to hit each other.
The victim was working to resolve the issue when King became angry and cut both the victim’s hands with a filet knife.
King was booked into the Monroe Couty Jail on a $50,000 bond.
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