MANATEE — A 40-year-old man reportedly told authorities he was cut by a mop-wielding woman in a domestic violence-related incident.
The man and woman first argued verbally at 12:43 p.m. Monday in an apartment in the 4500 block of 67th Street W., according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.
The argument reportedly escalated to where the woman began slapping and pushing the man. The suspect reportedly grabbed a mop and began to strike the victim cutting him on his left ring finger. The wound bled profusely and required emergency treatment.
The victim reportedly sustained a small cut on the back of his head and bruises on the left side of his rib cage.
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The suspect was arrested and taken to the Manatee County jail, according to the report.