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Tacoma man accused of punching woman in mouth, threatening to stab victim’s son

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Aug. 1, 2012 at 1:06 pm with 1 Comment »
August 1, 2012 1:06 pm

A 57-year-old Tacoma man is accused of threatening to stab his roommate’s 41-year-old son and then punching the victim’s mother in the mouth late Tuesday.

Police were called about 11 p.m. to a home in the 6700 block of S. Bell Street. The victims told officers that the melee erupted after the son sprayed water on the older man.

He allegedly grabbed a knife and threatened to stab the son, then punched the woman when she tried to intervene. The man fled in a Ford Explorer.

He has not been arrested but police said they know who he is. The man also has a warrant for his arrest from the state Department of Corrections for escape stemming from a 2010 arrest.

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  1. cheetah says:

    If they know who he is…why didn’t they arrest him before this incident on his outstanding warrant?

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