- Associated Press - Friday, December 8, 2017

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina teen is accused of stabbing his father during an argument.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that a release from the Raeford Police Department says the 17-year-old is charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury following the Wednesday altercation at their home.

The release says a verbal dispute between the teen and his father, Curtis Cox, began around 10:30 p.m. and escalated into a physical fight in which the teen stabbed his father in the left side of his body.

Cox suffered an internal injury and has been hospitalized. His condition is unknown.

The teen’s bail has been set at $100,000.

___

Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www.fayobserver.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide