Archive for Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Linwood teen arrested after cutting stepfather with knife

December 23, 2009

A Linwood teen was taken to the Leavenworth County Juvenile Detention Center Dec. 16 after allegedly attacking her stepfather with a knife according to a Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office report.

Sometime after 8:30 p.m. Dec. 16, Leavenworth County deputies arrived at a home in the 400 block of Main Street in Linwood.

The report states that the 40-year-old stepfather tried to stop his teen stepdaughter from leaving the home by blocking the door. The teen started to swing a kitchen knife and struck the man, causing a minor cut to his finger.

The report also states that the teen had thrown items around the kitchen during the disturbance and had caused damage to her bedroom.

The teen was arrested for aggravated battery and disorderly conduct.

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