CRIME

Suspect arrested after a woman attacked with a saw

Oct 13, 2021, 7:16 AM | Updated: Oct 15, 2021, 6:51 am
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A police car parked near 300 East & 200 South on Oct 13, 2021. (SLCPD/Twitter)
(SLCPD/Twitter)

Note: The SLCPD originally reported that a woman had been attacked, but later clarified that it was a man. 

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police arrested a man early Wednesday morning after they said he attacked and injured a woman with a reciprocating saw. Officers said the incident began with a confrontation on the street near 300 East and 200 South about 11 p.m.

Police said the suspect got tangled up in a dog leash and that led to an altercation with three people walking the dog. The suspect then attacked a woman in the group with the saw. She suffered a cut over the eye and was treated at a local hospital. Officers said the injury was not life-threatening.

The suspect then went to his apartment nearby. In a video recorded by police, Detective Marie Stewart said that’s when officers called for extra help.

 

“The suspect then barricaded himself inside his apartment. Officers, SWAT team and crisis negotiators were called out,” she said.

“They attempted contact with the suspect,” Stewart continued. “He refused. They breached the door and peacefully took the suspect into custody.”

Streets in the area were blocked off until the assault was resolved around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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Suspect arrested after a woman attacked with a saw