Deputies: Man stabbed with pitchfork in altercation

Alan Covington is accused of stabbing someone with a pitchfork. (Scott County Detention Center)

STAMPING GROUND, Ky. (WKYT) - Scott County, KY. authorities say a dispute over property lines led to one man stabbing another with a pitchfork.

Deputies responded to Watkinsville Lane in Stamping Ground where they have previously dealt with the two arguing over the same issue.

Alan Covington, 69, was charged with second-degree assault after deputies say he stabbed the victim in the leg with the pitchfork.

The victim will survive the injury.

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