Mar 26, 2013 at 11:15 am
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man is in jail today for assaulting his wife with a knife. 46-year-old Bryan Kelvin Pritchett his his 40 year old wife in the head with the handle of a knife, causing a laceration. The injury did not require stitches and the victim refused treatment.
Pritchett is also accused of choking his wife so hard that she was unable to scream or breathe. She finally escaped and called the police for help. Investigators belive Pritchett was severely intoxicated during the altercation.
He now faces charges of 2nd degree assault, domestic assault by strangulation, interference with a 9-1-1 call and gross misdemeanor domestic assault. He is being held in Stearns County Jail.
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