US man stabbed grandson over doughnut argument

A Missouri man, Jose Ortega, 67,  has been charged with stabbing his 12-year-old grandson in the arm after an argument over a doughnut.

Ortega told police the boy was disrespectful and that he “snapped” early Tuesday when the boy refused to give him a doughnut. The bleeding boy then ran to get help at a neighbour’s house in the Kansas City suburb of Raytown. Hospital staff told police the blade went completely through the boy’s forearm, creating a 4-inch (10-centimetre) long woun

He was charged yesterday with first-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. Bond is set at $50,000. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.


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