Dundalk Woman Arrested After Threatening Boyfriend With Knives

Baltimore County Police arrested a woman responsible for assaulting her boyfriend in Dundalk Wednesday night.

Police responded to an apartment in the 2000 block of Paulette Road of Dundalk at 9:30 p.m. for an assault. The investigation revealed the victim, a 28-year-old man, and his girlfriend were involved in a dispute which led to her punching him. She then picked up knives that were nearby and threatened him.

Arriving officers heard screaming and entered the apartment. They saw the suspect holding a knife in each hand, advancing towards the victim. The officers ordered her to drop the weapons and she was arrested without incident.

Jessica Brooke Mentzell (29), also of the 2000 block of Paulette Road, 21222, was arrested and charged with first and second-degree assault and is held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on a no bail status pending a bail review hearing.

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