ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa woman is behind bars after assaulting her male roommate.
Police was called out to the 800 block of East 4th Street in reference to a domestic disturbance Jan. 15.
Tawni Marie Gutierrez, 22, and her 25-year-old roommate had gotten into an argument when Gutierrez punched him then threw a beer bottle at him.
She then grabbed a kitchen knife and held it to his throat. He was able to overpower her and leave the scene.
According to a press release, police saw scratches and bruising on the victim's neck.
They also found the knife used in the incident.
After the investigation, police obtained a warrant for Gutierrez, who was arrested and charged with aggravated assault Tuesday.