Police: Man Accused of Knife Assault

Police: Man Accused of Knife Assault Click to Enlarge Photo: Benton County Jail

(KNSI) - A St. Cloud man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a man in the head after an argument.

Police say Jimmie Lee Owens attacked the man in the 400 block off East St. Germain Street in St. Cloud on Sunday morning.

According to the criminal complaint, the man told officers he got into a fight with the 56-year-old in the hallway and Owens threatened to stab him.

Investigators say, Owens then went and got a knife, stabbed the wall and then began to punch and stab the man.

The man was treated at St. Cloud Hospital for a 2-inch gash on his head and a 1-inch gash on his shoulder.

Police say a bloody knife was found in Owens' apartment.

He was charged in Benton County District Court with 2nd degree assault.

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