Suspect Charged with Assault

Murray Pickett

Murray Pickett

Meridian police arrested 47-year-old Murray D. Pickett of Meridian Saturday on a charge of aggravated assault.

Officials say the charge stems from an incident that occurred in the 600 block of 21st Street Friday night where Pickett allegedly stabbed another man during an altercation.

Police say the victim received medical treatment for non-life threatening wounds at a local hospital.

Pickett's bond was set at $150,000.

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