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Police arrest second suspect in Cincinnati Zoo slashing

Second suspect arrested in the slashing of a man at the Cincinnati Zoo appears in court (HCSO)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The second man wanted for an attack at the Cincinnati Zoo has been arrested. Malik Abdul-Rauf is also charged with felonious assault.

According to police, Abdul-Rauf and Mark Lanham got into an argument with the victim at the zoo on July 29. The victim was sliced in the neck. Police say the men ran off.

Abdul-Rauf appears to be the man in the surveillance photo released by police after the assault. Assistant prosecutor David Wood said that Abdul-Rauf was was the actual stabber. Lanham's attorney said in court that his client tried to stop the altercation.

The judge ordered Abdul-Rauf , who is from Nicholsville, Kentucky, held on $100,000 bond. He pleaded not guilty.

Lanham, who is from Georgetown, Kentucky, appeared in court Wednesday. A judge also ordered him held on $100,000 bond.


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