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Man arrested after threatening brother in law with knife

Eric Mitchell (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center) Eric Mitchell (Source: Ector County Law Enforcement Center)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

One man is behind bars after police said he threatened his brother in law with a knife.

Eric Mitchell, 58, was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (family violence).

Police said they were called out to the 1100 block of North Adams Ave. in reference to a domestic disturbance.

When officers arrived, they spoke with the victim and Mitchell.

Police said further investigation revealed that after both subjects got into a physical disturbance, Mitchell pulled out a knife and threatened his brother in law.

Mitchell was taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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