Mattoon police make arrest in stabbing incident

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MATTOON - The Mattoon Police Department has announced that officers have made an arrest in connection with a stabbing incident that happened on July 18.

Authorities say Michael Stone, 37, was arrested on July 20 at 4:04 p.m.  Mattoon police say Stone was arrested in connection with an incident Saturday night, during which another man was allegedly stabbed with a knife.  The victim was taken to a local hospital, where treatment was given for non-life-threatening injuries.

Stone faces a preliminary charge of aggravated battery.  We will provide more updates as they become available.

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