Authorities with the Hockley County Sheriff’s office were called to a domestic dispute on east highway 114 near the Hockley and Lubbock county lines on Thursday afternoon. Authorities report that when the officer arrived, three men including the 46 year suspect attempted to leave the area. Levelland police and Lubbock police also responded as backup and assisted in the investigation and arrest of the suspect.
The victim was transported to Covenant Hospital in Levelland with non life-threatening injuries from a stab wound, they were later transferred to a Lubbock hospital for evaluation and was treated and released.
The suspect was arrested and booked into the Hockley County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He remained in custody on a $25,000 bond.