Man arrested for beating woman, 10-year-old girl in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man has been arrested after Wichita police say he tried to fight officers after assaulting a woman and her 10-year-old daughter.

The Wichita Eagle reports a 27-year-old man was arrested Tuesday evening. Wichita police Lt. James Espinoza said Wednesday that officers were flagged down Tuesday by a 42-year-old woman who reported the suspect violated a protection from abuse order.

Espinoza said the woman told police the man pulled a knife and beat her and her daughter. Shortly after, police spotted the suspect, who ran from officers. According to Espinoza, the suspect tried to fight officers and was stunned with a Taser multiple times.

The man faces several charges, including domestic violence and violation of a protection order.

The mother and daughter suffered minor injuries.

 

 

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