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Johnson City police: Man dodged wife's meat cleaver in apartment parking lot

Staff Report • Sep 20, 2013 at 9:13 PM

A woman heaved a meat cleaver at her husband Thursday night during an argument at a north Johnson City apartment complex, Johnson City police said.

Hong Nguyen, 33, 365 N. Pickens Bridge Road, No. 115, was charged with domestic aggravated assault.

About 8:20 p.m., police went to the apartments and spoke with Nguyen's husband, who reported that his wife came home angry and started an argument with him.

He told police Nguyen threw a kitchen cleaver at him in the parking lot of the apartment complex. He managed to move out of the way without being struck.

She was held in the Sullivan County Jail, Blountville, without bond pending a Sullivan County Session Court appearance today.

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