19-year-old accused of stabbing former foster brother over Facebook argument

Allen J. Rowe

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Allen J. Rowe

A 19-year-old man is accused of cutting his former foster brother with a kitchen knife for blocking him on Facebook.

Allen J. Rowe is now held in the Clark County Jail on $15,000 cash bail for suspicion of felonious assault.

Rowe was at his former foster parents’ home Tuesday afternoon in the 200 block of Frayne Drive when he got into an argument with the son of his former foster parents, claiming that he blocked him on Facebook, according to an affidavit from Clark County Sheriff’s detective Scott Cultice.

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Rowe allegedly approached the other man with a knife, pointed it at him and threatened to kill him. The other man said he was cut on the arm when he raised his arms to protect his face, Cultice said.

Rowe said he thought the other man was trying to strike him when the victim was cut.

The victim was taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center, where he received several stitches, court records show.

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