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Bryan man arrested after allegedly stabbing woman in the face

Posted at 1:21 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 14:21:21-04

BRYAN, TX — Bryan police arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed a woman in the face with a knife.

Police say 38-year-old Rigoberto Sanchez-Infante, went to the victim's home near Westchester Drive despite an active protective order against him.

When officers arrived, Sanchez-Infante was found with blood on his hands and shirt.

According to the victim, an argument led to Sanchez-Infante grabbing a kitchen knife and stabbing her in the face.

The blade broke but he continued to attack her with what was left.

Officers say they believe it was the man's intent to kill the victim and that he would have if the knife wouldn't have broken.

Their 7-year-old child told officers she witnessed the attack.

The suspect was taken into custody outside of the home.

The victim was taken to the hospital with five cuts. She also had defensive wounds on her hands and left arm.

Sanchez-Infante is at the Brazos County Jail and is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon family violence as well as violating a protective order.

His bond is set at $240,000.