Vegas man arrested in knife assault

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By The Staff

A Las Vegas man has been charged in connection with assaulting three others with a knife at a house in the 200 block of Union Street, city police said.

Sergio Acuna, 30, 820 E. Roybal St., faces three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

According to a criminal complaint, one of the victims had gone to the Highway General Market on Grand Avenue, which is near his house in the 200 block of Union Street. When the victim was buying cigarettes, Acuna took out a pocket knife and swung it at him, cutting the victim, police said.

The victim then ran to his house, with Acuna in pursuit, the complaint states. His father and brother heard what was going on, and Acuna then allegedly threatened them with the knife. One of the victims said Acuna was trying to stab everyone in sight.

The criminal complaint didn’t indicate whether Acuna knew the victims.

Acuna’s bond was set at $15,000 cash-only.