WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Authorities: Woman Attacks Family Members With Knife, Starts Fire

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Good Question: How Do They Flip TCF Stadium?
  2. 4 Things For Sept. 17, 2014
  3. Group Wants Sunny D Out Of Schools
  4. Vikings Ban Adrian Peterson From Team Activities
  5. Fashion Week Comes To Twin Cities With 'Minnesota 4 Minnesota'

ORR, Minn. (WCCO) — A 26-year-old woman is in jail after she allegedly attacked two family members with a knife a started a fire in the family’s basement, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

At 1:29 a.m. Thursday morning, officers were dispatched to a house in the rural area west of the City of Orr in northern St. Louis County.

Family members told police that after the woman started the fire, they were able to extinguish it and restrain her until officers arrived.

Emergency responders were called to the house, but no medical treatment was required.

The woman, who has not been identified, is being held in the St. Louis County Jail in Hibbing pending charges.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,861 other followers