Archive for Tuesday, June 1, 2010

One arrested after slashing roommate with knife

A Lawrence man was arrested Tuesday evening after slashing his roommate with a knife. The victim received a non-life-threatening injury during the incident.

June 1, 2010, 9:21 p.m. Updated June 1, 2010, 11:19 p.m.


A 54-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Tuesday evening after attacking his roommate with a knife following a disagreement.

According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Dave Hubbel, the incident occurred about 9:05 p.m. in the 400 block of Michigan Street. Hubbel said the two roommates had gotten into an argument. When it escalated, one of the men pulled out a razor-like blade and slashed the other man.

The victim walked to nearby Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he reported the incident and was treated for what Hubbel described as a 12-inch laceration. The injury was not life-threatening.

As officers were responding to the call on Michigan Street, they encountered the suspect leaving the area. He was apprehended near Sixth Street and taken into custody.

Hubbel said the suspect was arrested on charges of aggravated battery.


Christine Pennewell Davis 6 years, 4 months ago

ok what about the fire on the east at the trailer park nothing about that. Hope you catch the guy and victim recovers fast.

puddleglum 6 years, 4 months ago

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Soap 6 years, 4 months ago

Maybe next time he'll just take the damn trash out..

David Albertson 6 years, 4 months ago

Less filling! Tastes great! Less filling! Tastes gr..........ouch!

Soap 6 years, 4 months ago

Never EVER take my clothes out of the dryer while they're still wet..

independant1 6 years, 4 months ago

mud, blood and the beer

shouldn'ta called him Sue

hawkman8950 6 years, 4 months ago

put the dang drink cup on a coaster, those rings from the condensation are hard to get out of this coffee table!

independant1 6 years, 4 months ago

Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough. (Groucho Marx)

jbiegs 6 years, 4 months ago

should've just given him the remote! He knows The Office marathon runs on Tuesday.

jfcm77 6 years, 4 months ago

I shouldn't have asked those guys to housesit for me.

jehovah_bob 6 years, 3 months ago

The second upper decker is never as funny as the first.

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