UPDATE: Man charged for allegedly assaulting, stabbing girlfriend in Duluth

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Published: Jan. 10, 2023 at 9:28 AM CST
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WEDNESDAY UPDATE -- A man has been charged for allegedly assaulting and stabbing his girlfriend in Duluth, causing a “severe” cut to her head.

According to court documents released Wednesday morning, Joshua White, 19, of Minneapolis, is facing second degree assault and threats of violence charges.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing around 4:15 a.m. Monday near N. 24th Ave. W. in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

When they arrived, they found a woman covered in blood with a “severe” laceration to her head. She had also been spit on and assaulted, she told police.

The victim told police White also threatened to kill her.

White left the scene before police arrived. Police say the victim was taken to the hospital.

Officers were familiar with White based on previous calls they had responded to.

They eventually tracked his vehicle to Aitkin County and arrested him.

Authorities also said they found four guns and three knives in the vehicle.

White is being held in the Aitkin County Jail.

Based on court records, White has not previously been convicted of any felonies in adult court.

DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) - Duluth Police arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend in the Lincoln Park neighborhood early Monday morning.

Around 4:15 a.m. Monday, Duluth Police were called to the area of N. 24th Ave. W. and located a 20-year-old woman who had been stabbed.

She was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

After further investigation, police determined the suspect was the victim’s 19-year-old boyfriend.

He had left the scene in a vehicle.

Later on, an Aitkin County deputy located the vehicle near McGregor.

The suspect was taken into custody.

He’s expected to be charged with second degree assault and domestic assault.

This still remains an active and ongoing investigation.