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UPDATE: Truck in Ditch Leads Police to Suspect

Jeremy BohnMay 29, 2019

A truck stuck in a ditch led police officers to the arrest of a suspect who allegedly knocked a woman’s teeth out.

Police Capt. Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that officers were dispatched to the 600 block of S. Holmes Rd. where a subject got his truck stuck in a ditch on Tuesday at 2:20 p.m.

The subject, 61-year-old Salina man, Kevin Knight, was the driver of the truck and had asked authorities for help. However, he was a suspect from a confrontation the previous night that left a woman with several missing teeth.

Knight was arrested and charged with attempted aggravated robbery, aggravated battery, stalking, misdemeanor domestic battery, battery, damage to property and a violation of a protection order.

ORIGINAL: Police are still looking for a suspect after he allegedly caused substantial physical harm to a 40-year-old  woman from Salina

According to Capt. Gary Hanus of the Salina Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of W. Ash St. A passerby saw a male and female arguing on the sidewalk around 11:30 – 11:40 PM on Monday night and called the police. When officers arrived, the male suspect had left the scene but the female was still there in need of medical attention. Her injuries included lacerations to her face and several missing teeth.

After some investigating the SPD has determined who their top suspect is and they are currently searching for him.

There was an: Attempted Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Domestic Battery, Stalking, Criminal Damage to Property and Violation of Protection Order.

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