Arrest made in Cincinnati Zoo stabbing

Mark Lanham, 22, is charged with felonious assault in connection with the stabbing of a Bellbrook man at the Cincinnati Zoo.

CINCINNATI (WLWT/WDTN) – Cincinnati police have arrested a man they said was involved in a stabbing at the Cincinnati Zoo last weekend.

Our news partners in Cincinnati, WLWT, reports Mark Lanham, 22, is charged with felonious assault. He is expected to appear in court Wednesday.

Another person involved in the stabbing has not been identified, court documents say, but police released a surveillance image of the second person last week.

READ MORE: Police identified Cincinnati Zoo stabbing victim

22-year-old Stephen Yontz, from Bellbrook, was visiting the zoo when a man stabbed him in the neck with a box cutter at about 4 p.m. July 29, police said.

There was an altercation before the stabbing, police said, but the report states that the men were strangers.

Yontz is from Bellbrook, the report states.

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