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Man Stabs 11-Year-Old in Leg During TV Remote Argument, Police Say

Ferguson Police said the assault was between 3:15 and 4:35 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 9200 block of Ellison Avenue in Ferguson.

A 41-year-old man stabbed his 11-year-old cousin in the leg with a knife Thursday as the two argued over the television remote control, police said.

Ferguson Police said the assault was between 3:15 and 4:35 p.m. Thursday at a home in the 9200 block of Ellison Avenue in Ferguson.

Alfonzo Brankley, 41, of the 2300 block of Shirley Avenue in Jennings, was charged Friday with second-degree assault and armed criminal action.

Brankley was being held Friday by Ferguson Police. Bail was set at $25,000.

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E. Holloway February 01, 2013 at 10:41 PM
Oh my God! We better ban knives while we're at it!
t February 01, 2013 at 10:55 PM
Lets just ban stupidity instead!
reginald shelton February 04, 2013 at 10:50 PM
He should have gone to another room
Sam Nowak February 05, 2013 at 01:04 AM
I hope he gets the maximum allowed by law
Jared Bailey February 05, 2013 at 04:56 AM
Ms.Halo, what happened then?.. Did he stab an 11yr old in the leg?
Candace Jarrett February 06, 2013 at 03:02 PM
Ms.Halo, Faye Mason, I had to delete your statements. Even bleeped out curse words are not allowed as part of Patch terms of service.

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