Man charged for cutting woman with butcher knife

Warrenton police arrested a man last weekend for allegedly assaulting a woman with a butcher knife.

William T. Woods, 37, of Warrenton, is charged with second degree domestic assault stemming from the incident that occurred after 10:30 p.m. May 15.

Warrenton police were called to a townhouse off of Fairgrounds Road around 11 p.m. for an assault in progress, according to an arrest report. A woman at the residence reported that Woods had choked her and cut her with a knife from the kitchen.

Woods spoke to police, and allegedly admitted to a violent altercation in which he took the woman to the ground and put her in a choke hold, before she bit him. Woods stated to officers that he then “had to swing” at the woman with knives that he retrieved from the kitchen, according to the arrest report.

Police said the woman had a cut on her face. Both people stated the cut had been caused by a butcher knife.


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