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Carter County man arrested on assault charge

Apr. 01, 2013 @ 11:52 PM

OLIVE HILL, Ky. --Called to the scene by the Olive Hill Fire Department, a Carter County man was arrested Sunday on a charge of second-degree assault and transported to the Carter County Detention Center.

Johnny Canterbury, 27, of Greenbriar Road, Olive Hill, was arrested in the case, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

The fire department was on the scene of a structure fire and witnessed an altercation between two people apparently arguing over the structure fire, according to the release.

One of the men was transported to St. Claire Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries sustained to head and facial area.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the release.