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City Woman Claims Self Defense For Machete Threat

April 30th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Cumberland Police responded to the Boone St. area Saturday after receiving a report of a subject chasing people with a machete.

Upon their arrival they contacted the victim who advised that Samantha Kirkpatrick had come after them with a machete. They advised that all four of them began to argue at which time Samantha went into her house and grabbed the machete. When she came out she threatened one of the subjects with the machete. They then left the area on foot.

Samantha was contacted and showed the officer the machete at which time it was confiscated. She advised that she only had the weapon for self defense and to tell the subject to leave. She was placed under arrest and transported to PH where she was charged and processed.

Samantha Jean Kirkpatrick Age: 25 Boone St.

Charges: Assault 1st and 2nd Degree, Disorderly Conduct

Kirkpatrick was held in the ACDC on a $50,000 Bond.

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