MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An Anoka man accused of stabbing a boy with a samurai sword was charged with two counts of assault Thursday morning.
Nicholas Lee Curtis, 24, was charged with first degree assault and second degree assault Thursday.READ MORE: Darren Osborne, 56, Charged In Wisconsin Quadruple Homicide; 1 Other Still At Large
According to the criminal complaint, Curtis saw two kids in a car outside of his house Tuesday evening. He then grabbed a samurai sword, ran outside toward the car and began stabbing the sword through the window.
The complaint states that Curtis believed he was stabbing someone through the window.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In South Minneapolis Identified As Christopher Crockom
The victim said he and his friends were outside Curtis’ house toilet-papering it when Curtis came out with the sword.
The boy sustained a gash to his palm, a gash to forearm and puncture wounds near his ribs, lower back and middle back.
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Curtis’ next court appearance will be Sept. 24.