Utah man arrested after allegedly carving ‘profane word’ into woman’s stomach

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A man was arrested Monday for an alleged assault, during which police say he carved a profane word into the victim’s stomach using a piece of broken glass.

St. George News reports 22-year-old Brandon Lee Wall was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated assault as a second-degree felony.

A woman told police Wall attacked her in late September, pushing her to the ground and climbing on top of her.

“He then used a broken piece of glass and cut her stomach in the shape of a profane word,” police wrote in the statement of probable cause. “…The profane word was clearly visible in the scar on her stomach.”

The woman told police Wall had been a good friend and lived with her prior to he assault and that he was also a “caretaker for her medical needs.”

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