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Man charged in Cattaraugus County stabbing

A 22-year-old Yorkshire man has been charged with stabbing a woman early Tuesday morning, state police said.

William P. Lechner, 22, of Yorkshire, was charged with first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon after police found a 19-year-old woman stabbed in the abdomen at about 2 a.m. at an address on Old Olean Road in Yorkshire, authorities said.

The woman underwent surgery at a local hospital and was released.

Lechner was arraigned and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail on $10,000 bail, police said.

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