Columbus police are searching for a man they say held a butcher knife to a woman’s throat and then struck her with a car.
Charles Brown, 36, is a suspect in the early Sunday aggravated assault case, reports state.
According to police, the suspect and a 26-year-old woman had returned to their Armour Road apartment after a party around 2 a.m. The woman had forgotten to get cigarettes and when she told the suspect, he accused her of cheating on him.
The suspect grabbed the woman and threw her over a couch, breaking one of its legs. He then threw her against the wall, breaking pictures, mirrors and knocking over furniture, police said.
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The suspect then left and the woman locked the door behind him. He heard the click of the lock and kicked in the door. He then grabbed the woman again, forced her to the ground and held a butcher knife to her throat, reports state.
The woman had a two-inch cut under her chin, police said.
The suspect then left the apartment again. The woman called police, then stepped outside in an attempt to stop the suspect from leaving. The suspect then hit her with a vehicle before leaving, reports state.
Brown is a black man, 5-foot-8 and 145 pounds, police said.