A local man is accused of slashing a man’s face with a boxcutter, leaving a large cut.

On Tuesday, Monticello police arrested 41-year-old Jerome P. Martin of Monticello for assault and criminal possession of a weapon, felonies.

On Tuesday around 5:15 p.m., police responded to a report of two men involved in an altercation at the West Broadway Villas apartment complex in the Village of Monticello.

Arriving officers found a 27-year-old Monticello man with a large cut across the left side of his face. The man was allegedly injured with a weapon that was described as a razor or boxcutter.

The victim was transported from the scene by Mobile Medic Ambulance for immediate medical treatment at CRMC in Harris.

An investigation identified Martin as the assailant, police say. Authorities didn’t reveal how the investigation led to Martin’s arrest.

Martin was and remanded to the Sullivan County Jail on $25,000 bail pending further court action.

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