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Sean West enters guilty plea in Easton stabbing

Published On: Apr 21 2014 04:56:06 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 21 2014 05:00:38 PM EDT
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EASTON, Pa. -

Twenty-three-year-old Sean West, who stabbed a man in the back several times last September, has entered a negotiated guilty plea in Northampton County Court.

West faced a charge of attempted homicide for the Sept. 19 stabbing of a 39-year-old man at Ferry and Cherry streets in Easton.

But the attempted homicide charge has been dropped.

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West pleaded guilty to aggravated assault on April 7.

He faces 66 to 132 months in prison.

The victim survived the attack with non-life threatening wounds.