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Bond set in soldier stabbing case
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Leonard Coleman is charged with stabbing Spc. Charles Olmstead on Aug. 21. - photo by Photo provided.

Bond was set last week in a stabbing that involved two Fort Stewart soldiers last month in Long County. Pfc. Leonard Coleman had a bond of $28,500 cash or $57,000 for property set Aug. 22. He is charged with stabbing Spc. Charles Olmstead on Aug. 21.  
According to Long County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Tom Sollosi, Deputy Donald Bierly and Sgt. Julius Bargeron responded to a call at Magnolia Springs Mobile Home Park, where a man reportedly had been stabbed.  
Upon their arrival, they found Samantha Moore with Olmstead, who had been stabbed several times. According to Sollosi, Moore said she and Coleman had gotten into an argument outside of one of the mobile homes. She said he assaulted her in the driveway of the residence.
Sollosi said Olmstead witnessed the attack and attempted to stop Coleman, who then allegedly stabbed him.    
An EMS unit arrived and treated Olmstead. He was flown to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah due to the extent of his wounds. Sollosi said Olmstead has been released from the hospital.
Coleman immediately was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and simple battery. He still is in custody.

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