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William Sims charged in stabbings of 2 people during bar fight in Reading

Published On: Jun 24 2013 12:40:22 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2013 07:07:02 PM EDT

A man has been charged in connection with the stabbings of two people in Reading.


A man has been arrested in the stabbings of two people during a fight at a bar in downtown Reading.

William P. Sims was charged with attempted homicide and aggravated assault, police said Monday.

The stabbings happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. on June 16 at DeCarlo's Bar and Grill in the 200 block of Penn Street.


One of the victims, Jeremy Snuffer, 26, suffered a serious cut to his face, resulting in one of his ears being cut in half, police said.

A bouncer, Divine Jenkins, suffered a 6-inch slash wound to his abdomen when he stepped in to stop the attack, police said.

Sims, 31, of Reading, was committed to the Berks County Jail on $250,000 bail.