Ithaca Police yesterday (July 21) responded to a reported stabbing assault in the 600 block of Spencer Road.
They arrived to that scene just before noon and found a victim bleeding heavily from the face outside a residential building.
The defendant was then described to Police, who investigated and later identified as 35-year-old Tarrant Sheppard of Spencer Road.
Police say the two knew each other and that the assault had followed a personal dispute.
The victim was treated at a local hospital for non life-threatening injuries.