Man jailed in Topeka cutting incident

TOPEKA (KSNT) – A man was jailed after police say he cut another man.

52-year-old Maurice Burnett is accused of cutting 70-year-old Jack Hysten.

Police found them around 8:00 p.m. Monday in the 1400 Block of SE Chandler.

Hysten had a cut on his head. He was taken to the hospital, but his injuries were not life threatening.

Burnett was also taken to the hospital with complaints of head injuries. Once cleared by medical personnel, he was arrested and booked into jail for Aggravated Battery.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9200 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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