Crime

May 1, 2014

Police: Rock Hill woman stabbed child's father with knife

Police arrested a Rock Hill woman early Wednesday morning after a man told officers she stabbed him in the back with a knife after an argument because he tripped over a child’s car seat in their living room floor.

Police arrested a Rock Hill woman early Wednesday morning after a man told officers she stabbed him in the back with a knife after an argument because he tripped over their child’s car seat in the living room floor.

Rock Hill officers charged Wendesha Delmesha Crockett, 25, with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature at her apartment on West Main Street, according to a police report.

Crockett is accused of assaulting Markus Cureton, 25, whom she lives with and has a child with, the report states.

Cureton told police he got home around 6 a.m. on Wednesday and tripped over the car seat. An argument ensued, he told police, and Cureton tried to avoid a fight by going into his bedroom.

Crockett tried to punch Cureton but he pushed her away, the report states. Then, police say Crockett grabbed a knife from a window sill and tried to cut the man.

Cureton told officers that he pushed Crockett a second time and then walked away but she stabbed him in the back with the knife, according to the report.

Officers found Crockett at a relative’s home. She told police Cureton hit her with the child’s car seat and choked her. Police could not see any injuries on Crockett, the report states, but Cureton needed medical care at the hospital.

Their child was placed in the care of a relative. Crockett was arrested and transported to Rock Hill city jail.

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