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Florida man accused of stabbing 2 onlookers after fight with girlfriend

Aaron Brown
Aaron Brown Bradeotn Herald

A Bradenton man was arrested after he stabbed two onlookers after getting into an argument with his girlfriend, according to police.

Aaron Brown, 19, was arrested just after midnight Saturday and was charged with aggravated battery, according to an arrest report.

At 8:35 p.m. Friday, Brown pulled into his driveway in Bradenton and was arguing with his girlfriend, the report said. A group of people was nearby and began watching the argument.

The victims told detectives that Brown then turned his attention to them, walked over and began to argue with them. Brown told officers it was because he had heard them talking about him and confronted them.

The argument between Brown and the group turned physical and Brown stabbed two of the men involved, police said.

The victims were taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Police responded to the hospital and then went to Brown's home.

During his interview with police, Brown confirmed the events that had occurred, but added that he only stabbed the victims after the group had him down on the ground and were beating him, police said. Brown had injuries to his face.

Brown was arrested and was released later Saturday from the Manatee County jail on a $10,000 bond.

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