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Mitchell Man Arrested After Threatening Girlfriend With Knife

Last updated on Monday, April 8, 2013

(MITCHELL) - A Mitchell man was arrested this morning after he got into a domestic fight with his girlfriend and threatened to harm her with a knife.

According to Mitchell Police Chief Mike Hardman, Lawrence County dispatch received a 911 call from a distraught woman reporting her boyfriend was intoxicated and had a knife and was going to hurt her.

When police arrived at Permission Park Apartments, the male had left, but they found 20-year-old Jonathon Cleek behind the apartment building.

Police confirmed Cleek had a knife. No one suffered serious injuries.

Cleek was arrested for domestic battery in the presents of a minor and illegal consumption.

He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail at 4:35 am.

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