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NIAGARA FALLS – A 55-year-old man was struck in the arm by a 2x4 piece of wood during an argument just before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of 19th Street.

The victim said he knew the suspect and when the fight began he pulled out a knife to defend himself. The victim said the suspect then picked up the board, swung it at him and struck him in the left forearm and then ran off.

The victim was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center where he was treated for a possible broken arm.