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Paynesville, Minn., man arrested after domestic stabbing incident

PAYNESVILLE — A 39-year-old Paynesville man is in the Stearns County Jail on second-degree assault and domestic assault by strangulation charges for allegedly stabbing and assaulting a woman during a domestic incident early Saturday morning near Paynesville.

According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Raymond Scott Hanson was located near the Old Lake Road residence where the incident was reported around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He was treated at Paynesville Hospital for a knife wound to the abdomen and released.

The victim reported she had been stabbed. The responding deputies found that she had a knife wound to her back. She was admitted to Paynesville Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Deputies are also investigating further for possible attempted murder charges.