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Man Accused of Threatening Wife With a Knife

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Odessa Police took a man to jail who they say held a knife to his own wife.

According to the report, 40-year-old Christian Butler threatened to cut his wife's throat.

After a short scuffle, the wife was able to take the knife away.

One witness told police they saw Butler grab the woman while holding the knife and heard him threaten to slit her throat.

Another witness says they saw Butler punching her.

Butler has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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