Linden man arrested for injuring wife during argument


A 44-year-old man has been taken into custody for allegedly wounding his 42-year-old wife on Saturday last, police headquarters reported.

The injured woman remains a patient at the Linden Hospital Complex in a stable condition.

According to the police report, the suspect and his wife were driving through Buck Town, Wismar, Linden, around 13:30hrs when an argument ensued.

Police said he reportedly stopped the car and his wife exited; he then went into his trunk, took out a “kitchen knife” and forced his wife back into the vehicle.

The two continued arguing police said, and the suspect “allegedly inflicted a wound to his 42-year-old wife’s chest, one to her lower right foot and to her fingers” before escaping.

The woman made contact with relatives who then took her to the Linden Hospital Complex. The suspect was then arrested by police and remains in custody.

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