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A Buffalo man was arrested on charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon after he stabbed a woman, police said today.

Gary Heard, 20, is accused of stabbing her during a disagreement just before 3 a.m. in the 400 block of Doat Street near Genesee Street.

The man and woman knew each other, said police spokesman Michael DeGeorge.

Heard was caught following a short foot chase.

The 18-year-old woman was transported to Erie County Medical Center where she was treated and released.