Man allegedly used Knife to Slash and Stab Victim during Assault in Laurel County, Kentucky

LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed along with Detective Jake Miller investigated an assault which occurred outside a mobile home trailer park approximately 2 miles South of London early Tuesday morning February 21, 2023 at approximately 9:45 AM.

Investigators learned that allegedly Joshua Bowling age 24 of London stabbed a male subject five times and slashed his back with a knife.

The victim traveled to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Joshua Bowling was arrested on a warrant obtained by Laurel Sheriff's Detective Robert Reed at 9:51 A.M. February 21, 2023 charging Joshua Bowling with:

  • Attempted Murder

In addition, Joshua Bowling was charged on a Whitley District Court complaint warrant of arrest charging:

  • Criminal mischief – first-degree
  • Disorderly conduct – second-degree
  • Assault – second-degree

This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.

Assisting on the arrest of the accused was Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Greg Poynter and Deputy Tommy Houston.


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