Metropolis Police responded to a residence in the 800 block of Broadway Street at 7:54 p.m. and found a neighborhood man suffering from a stab wound to his head.
Witnesses pointed out a suspect to officers who became engaged in a foot pursuit. They overtook and arrested Tony L. White, 48, and charged him with aggravated battery and resisting a peace officer. He was lodged in Massac County Detention Center.
The victim sustained a non life-threatening wound and was treated at the scene by emergency medical services.