Willmar man arrested after threatening couple and cutting husband
WILLMAR — A Willmar man was arrested early Wednesday morning after threatening a couple with a knife and cutting the husband, according to the Willmar Police Department.
According to Willmar Police Capt. Michael Anderson, officers were dispatched around 1:20 a.m. Wednesday to the Carris Health — Rice Memorial Hospital emergency room after being advised that a caller was on their way to the ER with someone who had been cut with a knife.
Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 23-year-old Willmar woman who said a 26-year-old man that was known to her and her husband had showed up at her residence earlier in the evening.
Following the man's arrival, the man threatened both the woman and her husband with a knife.
The woman fled and her husband, a 28-year-old man from Willmar, confronted the man with the knife. The husband was cut and the man fled the scene.
The injury was non-life-threatening and the man with the knife was arrested a short time later. He is currently held at the Kandiyohi County Jail for two counts of second-degree assault.