Man arrested for aggravated assault with knife

On 7/27/14 at 2200 hrs Patrol deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of Old Register Rd, Statesboro, for a domestic dispute involving a knife.  Upon arrival Sgt Kenny Thompson spoke with the the victim and multiple witnesses.  All parties indicated that Brian Canty (48 yoa, Orange St, Statesboro) had engaged in a verbal altercation with a female at the residence and then physically assaulted another male in the yard.  Canty then retrieved a knife from the residence and attempted to stab the male.  Canty fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later in front of Hacker’s Golf Park.  He was transported to the Bulloch County Jail and charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Knife during the Commission of a Crime, Simple battery, and Public Intoxication.