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A Ravenna man indicted for felonious assault in the stabbing a fellow city man in June has pleaded guilty to a lesser felony charge.
Anthony D. Lewis, 31, recently pleaded guilty to an amended charge of aggravated assault, a fourth-degree felony, in Portage County Common Pleas Court. Judge Laurie Pittman accepted the plea and ordered a pre-sentence investigation. Lewis remains free on bond until sentencing, on the condition he have no contact with the victim, a 27-year-old Ravenna man.
One count of felonious assault, a second-degree felony, was amended to the lesser assault charge, and a second count dismissed on a motion by the Portage County Prosecutor's Office.
Lewis was arrested June 26 by Streetsboro police after Ravenna police put out a warrant for his arrest on charges he stabbed the victim with a pocket knife following a June 15 confrontation on West Locust Lane, just west of downtown Ravenna.
The victim flagged down two Ravenna police officers, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and quickly named his alleged attacker, according to Ravenna police. Police did not give a motive for the stabbing.