ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man is in Taylor County Jail after an early Saturday morning assault.

Ronnie Merriam, 63, has been charged with first-degree felony aggravated assault.

According to police records, Merriam cut another man's hand with a knife around midnight Saturday morning.

The incident occurred in the 2000 block of Collins Avenue.

Merriam's bond is set at $35,000.