Belleville: Mother arrested for chasing children with knife; kicks officer in groin - KMOV.com

Belleville: Mother arrested for chasing children with knife; kicks officer in groin

(KMOV)-- A Belleville mother is in custody after chasing her children around with a knife.

Shay C. House is charged with one count aggravated battery of a police officer class, two counts domestic battery, and one count aggravated assault class.

The juvenile victim told police that his 39-year-old mother came home intoxicated and began arguing with the four children in the house. The arguments escalated until the suspect grabbed a kitchen knife and started to chase her children with the knife.

The children fled the house and called 911.

The suspect was taken into custody. After being transported to police headquarters and while she was being escorted upstairs, she kicked an officer in the groin. The suspect was subdued and taken directly to a cell, due to her combative and intoxicated state.

Bail set at $50,000.

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