Wife’s ex-boyfriend arrested after slashing in Bradenton

March 30, 2014 

BRADENTON — A man told Bradenton Police Department officers a verbal fight with his ex-wife’s boyfriend Saturday night led to him being cut on the arm with a knife.

The department charged the unnamed ex-boyfriend with aggravated battery, according to a police report.

The incident occurred at 7:42 p.m. in the 1500 block of 18th Avenue Drive West, the report states.

The suspect initially fled the scene. The suspect later reportedly confessed to the cutting.

The victim was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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