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BATTLE GROUND, WA (KPTV) – A man from Battle Ground was arrested early Monday morning after police say he attacked another man with a knife.

Gennadiy V. Kachankov, 29, allegedly attacked the man near the 500 block of Northeast Parkway Avenue. Police responded to the scene a bit after 1 a.m. after receiving 911 calls reporting an assault with a knife.

Officers quickly located Kachankov and placed him into custody for questioning.

They found the victim, also 29, inside a nearby house. The victim was transported by ambulance to Peace Health Medical Center, where police say he is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Kachankov was later booked into the Clark County Jail; he is facing a charge of assault in the first degree.

Police say Kachankov and the victim are known to each other.

The victim suffered knife wounds to his chest and hand.

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