Man charged with stabbing, assaulting woman in Galesburg
GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) - A man was arrested Friday after police say he stabbed a woman in the face with a pair of scissors and assaulted her while she was on the ground in Galesburg.
Knox County State’s Attorney Jeremy Karlin said he is filing an attempted first-degree murder charge against Dakota Taylor.
In a media release, Karlin said the incident happened Friday on First Street.
According to the release, Taylor stabbed a woman in the face with a pair of scissors and punched and kicked her in the chest as she lay on the ground.
A driver saw the incident, got out of his car and threatened Taylor with a hammer until he dropped the scissors, Karlin said in the release.
Taylor was arrested by Galesburg police; the woman was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
A judge set Taylor’s bond at $750,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 28.
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