Man Arrested After Allegedly Holding Box Cutter to Employee’s Throat

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A Wheeling man was arrested Thursday morning after an alleged incident at the Highlands.

According to Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard, Tevita Fehoko, 30, is facing a charge of attempted malicious assault after an alleged incident at the Highlands.

Fehoko reportedly held a box cutter to an employee’s throat at a store at the Highlands.

The incident reportedly occurred at approximately 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Fehoko was later arrested along Route 88 by Marshall County Deputies.

He is currently being held in the Northern Regional Jail on a $100,000 bond.

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