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Man wields bayonet in N.Y. road rage incident, police say

CBS affiliate WIVB-TV

WEST SENECA, N.Y. -- New York State Police say a man sliced another motorist's face with a bayonet during a road rage encounter along a suburban Buffalo highway.

Troopers say 26-year-old Bryan Cirbus of West Valley sideswiped another man's car Friday where Interstate 90 and Route 219 merge in West Seneca.

Police say both drivers pulled to the side of the highway, where Cirbus pulled out the bayonet. During the struggle, he allegedly cut the other man's face and hands and sliced his jacket while attempting to stab the man in the shoulder.

Cirbus was restrained by a woman riding with him, then left the scene before troopers arrived, according to police.

Cirbus later turned himself in, and was charged with felony second-degree assault, felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, misdemeanor second-degree menacing and two counts of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child, according to CBS affiliate WIVB-TV.

Cirbus was arraigned in West Seneca Town Court Tuesday and bail was set at $1,000, reports the station.