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Arrest made in parking lot attack

By Elizabeth Bynum
Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:44:33 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 24 2013 03:18:27 PM CST

Greenville Police arrest a man accused of cutting another man for no apparent reason.

The incident happened just after 1:00 p.m. in a parking lot at 1400 South Charles Boulevard on January 20th.  Police say John Chaffee was attacked and cut by a suspect, now identified as Christopher Wiggins, 23.

Wiggins is facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury.  He's in jail under a $200,000 bond.

The investigation up to this point has revealed no apparent motive for this unprovoked attack.