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Construction worker accused of trying to stab coworker

A man is being held on a $200,000 bail after his co-workers accused him of trying to stab them.

Posted: Dec. 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Updated: Dec. 21, 2017 5:02 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A construction worker in Corvallis was arrested after reportedly trying to stab his co-worker.

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Officers were called out to a home that was under construction on the 2800 block of NW Margarita Place after a report of an assault.

When they arrived, two construction workers were holding down their co-worker who they said tried to stab one of them. Police said the victim was punched in the face and suffered minor injuries.

Police said Ignacio Cervantez-Castaneda, 47, had a .32 caliber gun hidden in his waistband. A pocketknife was also found at the scene.

Cervantez-Castaneda was arrested on charges of attempted assault, assault, unlawful use of a weapon, and unlawful possession of a firearm. His bail is set at $200,000.

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