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Oakland County woman allegedly assaults 76-year-old husband with box cutter

Posted: 7:28 AM, Nov 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-29 12:46:23Z

A 57-year-old Addison Township woman allegedly assaulted her husband, 76, with a box cutter, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office.

Oakland County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Lake George Road on reports of an assault.

Deputies spoke with the victim who told them that his wife had assaulted him with a box cutter, cutting his arm. He was locked in the bedroom until deputies arrived. 

Officials say the wife had retreated into another bedroom where she reportedly had access to a handgun. She complied with deputies and exited the room, where she was taken into custody. A box cutter and pellet-style handgun were recovered from the bedroom.