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Sonora Woman Faces Charge of Assault With A Knife

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Sonora, CA– A Sonora woman faces several charges after striking a man with a knife. Saturday, Sheriff´s deputies responded to a disturbance call on Columbia Village Drive.

There, Deputies found 30-year-old Wendy Jones running after a 30-year-old male down a flight of stairs with a large knife.

The male was carrying Jones´ young daughter. After detaining Jones, deputies spoke to the male victim who said, during a night of arguing with Jones, she began threatening him and struck him with the knife in the back.

He then ran down the stairs carrying Jones´ daughter. Reports indicate both adults were intoxicated.

The daughter has been released to a relative and Jones now faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon, brandishing a weapon, and child endangerment.

Written by Alisha.cruz