Newport Police Log: Felony Assault with Kitchen Knife

The following is based on reports from the Newport Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Teirrah Vages, 20, of Newport, was arrested around 12:48 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, for a domestic felony assault charge.

Police were dispatched to her residence for a report of a domestic assault. The victim had a minor cut on his cheek.

Reports said the man went to the house to pick up clothes when Vages attacked him and threatened him with a large kitchen knife. He also told police Vages’ dog had bit him in the ear.

The victim had puncture marks on his ear consistent with a bite and was transported to Newport Hospital for treatment.

According to reports, the victim was able to wrestle the knife away from Vages.

The above reports detail arrests made by the Newport Police Department. Descriptions of all events are based solely on police officer reports provided to Patch. 

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