Police arrested a Severna Park man after police said he assaulted a friend who attempted to stop him from attacking his wife with a knife.
Tavon Tolson, 28, of the 100 block of Jennings Road in Severna Park, was charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, authorities said.
Officers responded to the 7900 block of Silent Shadow Court in Glen Burnie at about 9 p.m. Saturday for a reported domestic assault, according to a police press release. Police were told that a man was cut while inside an apartment.
When officers arrived, they said they saw the victim, a 29-year-old man, running down the street in the area of Mountain Ridge apartments. The man told police he received the cuts on his hand when he attempted to stop Tolson from attacking Tolson's wife, authorities said. While searching the area, witnesses told police that Tolson went to . Officers said they found him there.
Police said that further investigation revealed that Tolson was intoxicated before he arrived at his wife's residence and the two argued. Tolson allegedly grabbed a knife when his friend intervened and the friend was cut after taking the knife from Tolson, police said. Tolson then fled the scene, police said.