BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A disturbance with a knife resulted in an arrest.

On Oct. 29 just before 8 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance with a weapon on Watts Road. When officers arrived they talked to the victim who said the suspect had assaulted them and attempted to stab him with a knife.

Officers then talked to the suspect, 33-year-old Crissy Speers, about the incident, and after investigating, Speers was arrested for aggravated assault, third degree domestic battery, disorderly conduct, and second degree terroristic threatening.

This is an ongoing investigation and additional charges are possible in the future.

Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 778-1171 or 315-TIPS. Individuals also may send an anonymous crime tip about this incident to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip.

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