A Belton man remained Monday in the Brown County Jail following an domestic disturbance in Early Friday in which a woman was stabbed with an ice pick in her hand and arm.
Edward Lee Williams, 24, was booked on charges of aggravated assault family violence and child endangerment, and on a Bell County warrant for harassment of a public servant, jail records state
Williams’ bonds total $125,000.
According to an email from Early police:
Officers responded to the 700 block of Longhorn on a report of a domestic violence with a possible stabbing. Officers learned a male became angry because a female would not let him have her cell phone.
The male became enraged and began hitting and choking the female while she was holding their 1-year old child. The female grabbed an icepick to defend herself, and the male grabbed wrist and twisted it, causing the ice pick to stab the victim in the hand and arm.
The female was able to get away and call 9-1-1. When officers arrived, the male became agitated and verbally aggressive with officers but was taken into custody without incident.
The female and the 1-year old child were transported by Lifeguard to the emergency room, where the female was treated for minor wounds to her hand and arm as well as a ruptured ear drum and assault injuries.