Franklin County Man In Jail After Alleged Stabbing

Benton — A Franklin County man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed another man in the back. According to a report from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to a report of an altercation where they found Brian Long of Benton with a stab wound to his back. Long was taken to a local hospital with severe but non-life threatening injuries. Mark McIntosh of West City was taken into custody shortly after on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He is being held in the Franklin County Jail.