Greenport man accused of attempted stabbing

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A 54-year-old Greenport man was arrested and charged with criminal contempt, menacing and harassment after he threatened to stab another man with a knife, police said.

Southold Town police said Robert Lee Smith "did threaten to stab" Harry Gamble, 60, of Greenport, at a location on Third Street in Greenport at 7:40 p.m. Monday.

Police said Gamble has a valid order of protection in effect against Smith. Smith faces arraignment Tuesday in Town of Southold Justice Court.

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