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Man accused of attacking girlfriend with pocket knife, kicking officers in west St. Louis

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(KMOV) – A 37-year-old man is in custody after police say he attacked his girlfriend and assaulted officers in St. Louis’ West End on Tuesday.

According to police, a 20-year-old woman was with her boyfriend at an apartment in the 5400 block of Delmar around 4:20 p.m. when they began arguing.

The victim told police the man was drunk and grabbed a pocket knife. Police say he then swung the blade at her, cutting the dress she was wearing.

Authorities said the woman fled the apartment and met up with some officers after walking to a nearby park.

Police said an officer tried taking the suspect into custody, but he resisted and kicked the officer in the lower stomach.

Authorities said while in the booking area the suspect continued to resist arrest and repeatedly kicked other officers.

Charges have yet to be filed in the case. The investigation is ongoing.

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