Man arrested after stabbing woman, striking her with a broom

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A suspect has been arrested after stabbing a woman with a knife and striking her with a broom. 

According to an incident report provided by the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a 911 call at 3:16 a.m. Thursday.

Upon arriving on site, authorities encountered a woman who claimed she was stabbed with a knife and struck with a broom multiple times by the suspect, Ross Green.

The report states, the victim arrived at the residence intoxicated and began a verbal altercation which escalated to Green grabbing a knife and assaulting her. The victim claims that during the physical altercation, Green stated he was going to kill the victim and bury her in the back yard.

EMS arrived on scene and transported the victim to St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley where deputies took a statement and photos of her injuries.

Deputies made two attempts to contact Green inside the residence. The first attempt was unsuccessful, on the second attempt, Green came to the door. Green was placed in handcuffs, searched for weapons, advised he was being detained, and read his rights.

Documentation provided by authorities says that upon speaking with Green deputies could smell an odor of alcohol coming from his person and appeared intoxicated. Green continuously stated that nothing happened and that he was sleeping at the time. The suspects account changed multiple times during the investigation.

The report states that Green had a small laceration on his wrist that was consistent with him getting into a physical altercation.

The victim pursued criminal charges against the suspect. Green was placed under arrest for Assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

Green was booked at the Charleston County Detention Center with bond set at $75,000.

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