Woman holding infant fends off attacker with a knife

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WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita Police are looking for a man who tried to strangle a woman while she was holding her infant son.

Sergeant Kevin Kochenderfer said the incident took place about 11 p.m. Friday night in the 1000 block of S. Grove when a 53-year-old man tried to strangle the 20-year-old woman who was an acquaintance.

Kochenderfer said the woman fended off the man with a knife before he fled the scene.  He said the woman reported stabbing the man to keep him from harming her or her baby.

Police say the baby was not injured.

Police have issued a pick-up order for the man who they say will be arrested for domestic violence and aggravated battery.

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