2 arrested in box cutter attack in Ocala

Ocala police work to ID third suspect


OCALA, Fla. – Two Marion County men are facing charges after police say they attacked a maintenance worker with a box cutter.

Ocala police say the victim first confronted Maximiliano Vasquez-Garcia, Melesio Lopez-Garcia and a third man at the Village Green Apartments because they were breaking glass bottles on the road.


Police say the men then attacked the worker. Officers found the victim with a large cut on his stomach.


Vasquez-Garcia and Lopez-Garcia now face aggravated battery charges. Police are working to identify the third attacker.