Oklahoma man in Arkansas custody after stabbing, abduction

The Associated Press - December 11, 2019 12:38 pm

An Oklahoma man has been arrested in Arkansas after allegedly stabbing his supervisor at a McDonald’s in eastern Oklahoma and abducting his wife and 2-year-old daughter. Police in Fort Smith, Arkansas, say 32-year-old Derek Martin Perez was arrested early Wednesday at a motel and his wife and daughter were found unharmed. Perez was wanted in the Tuesday afternoon stabbing of 36-year-old James Coble following an altercation between the two at the fast food restaurant in Muskogee. Perez is being held without bond in Sebastian County, Arkansas.

 

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