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Hope Man Arrested After Cutting Teenagers

Last updated on Tuesday, July 17, 2012

(HOPE) - A Hope man was arrested Sunday after allegedly cutting three teenagers with a knife.

No one was seriously injured, according to Major Todd Noblitt of the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department.

Randel K. Rose, 45, was being held on $25,000 bond in Bartholomew County jail and faces a preliminary charge of battery with a deadly weapon.

Noblitt said witnesses told officers from the Sheriff's Department and Hope Police Dept. that Rose became belligerent and threatened the teens while at a swimming party.

Rose was taken into custody without incident in the 14000 block of State Road 9 near Hope.

Officers were interviewing witnesses Sunday as they continued the investigation.

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