Jul 24, 2021 6:00 PM

Kan. deputies find knife attack suspect walking rural road

Posted Jul 24, 2021 6:00 PM

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a stabbing and have made an arrest.

Just before 1p.m. Thursday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a person reporting they had been stabbed and they were driving on Westmoreland Road near Cree Road heading to the city of Westmoreland, according to a media release.

First responders located the injured individual in a truck at Westmoreland Road and Rock Creek Road. EMS transported the individual to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies located an individual walking nearby and he was identified as Nigel Breaux, 24, of Westmoreland, Kansas. Further investigation determined that Nigel and the individual had gotten into an altercation and during the altercation the individual was stabbed.

The incident had occurred on Westmoreland Road. Deputies arrested Breaux on requested charges of Aggravated Battery and Domestic Battery.  He is currently confined at the Pottawatomie County Jail awaiting bond.