ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Hampton man has been arrested after authorities say he attacked a woman with a knife.
The Carter County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance in a vehicle on Highway 19E around 1:25 p.m. Monday.
A 20-year-old woman told deputies that Jerry Lynn Ramsey cut her with a knife, grabbed her throat, and pushed her head into the vehicle’s window.
The sheriff’s office says Ramsey and the vehicle were gone by the time deputies arrived on the scene, but a warrant was obtained for his arrest.
Ramsey turned himself in at the Carter County Detention Center around 10:30 p.m. Monday. He has been charged with aggravated assault.
Ramsey was released on bond Tuesday.