Bethlehem man arrested for second-degree assault, weapon charges

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LANDAFF –– A 55-year-old Bethlehem man has been arrested on multiple charges, including second-degree assault and possession of a deadly weapon, according to the New Hampshire State Police.

On October 9, Richard Knight was taken into custody following an investigation into a shooting incident.

In addition to the second-degree assault charge, Knight was also charged with being a felon in possession of a deadly weapon and reckless conduct with a deadly weapon.

Following the arrest, Knight was held at the Grafton County House of Corrections on preventative detention.

On October 11, he posted a $1,000 cash bail and was released.

The investigation was conducted by both uniformed patrol and the detective bureau of the New Hampshire State Police.

While an arrest has been made, authorities are still encouraging anyone with further information to contact Detective Kevin Barone at (603) 223-3795.

No additional information regarding the case is currently available for release.

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