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Police: Tyler man arrested after argument turns violent

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Aggravated assault in Tyler. (Source: KLTV Staff) Aggravated assault in Tyler. (Source: KLTV Staff)
Juan Oliva charged with aggravated assault. (Source: Smith County Jail) Juan Oliva charged with aggravated assault. (Source: Smith County Jail)
TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Tyler police responded to an aggravated assault early Sunday morning at a local donut shop. Officers learned that a Hispanic male, identified as 50-year-old Juan Oliva of Tyler, attacked another Hispanic male with a knife and cut the victim's right hand. The suspect was still at the scene when law enforcement arrived and was taken into custody.

The victim, identified as 32-year-old Juan Benegas of Tyler, did not require immediate medical attention. Officers spoke to witnesses at the scene and determined the incident started as a disturbance between Oliva and Benegas.

Oliva was charged with aggravated assault and booked into the Smith County Jail.

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