(Dover, NH) - A Dover man is facing charges after his arrest for stabbing his roommate with a small pair of scissors.

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55 year old David Cortez was charged with First Degree Assault and faces arraignment in Strafford County Superior Court today.

Dover Police say Cortez and his roommate had argued about guests staying at their apartment at 13 Sonnett Street and that Cortez used a small pair of scissors to stab the roommate multiple times.

The 51 year old male victim was taken to the hospital for treatment after the incident early Monday morning.