Man arrested for stabbing Scott County neighbor with pitchfork


SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- In Scott County, sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man for stabbing his neighbor with a pitchfork.

According to deputies, it happened Monday on Watkinsville Lane in Stamping Ground.

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Deputies say they had been called there multiple times over disagreement between property lines.

Monday, they say that dispute escalated when 69-year-old Alan Covington stabbed his neighbor in the leg with a pitchfork.

That neighbor is expected to survive.

Covington is charged with assault.