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Police: Man Was Standing Over Wife With Knife In Hand

Police: Man Was Standing Over Wife With Knife In Hand

CREATED Apr 25, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was taken into custody after officers found him standing over his wife with a large knife.

Police said 911 received a call from the home on Thursday afternoon, but no one said anything. When officers responded tot he scene on Keeton Avenue, they heard arguing inside the home.

When they heard a scream and something shatter, they entered the home and found Michael Yancy standing over his wife while holding a foot-long hunting knife.

The 42-year-old was taken into custody without incident.

Officers also found marijuana and other drug paraphernalia on the kitchen counter, which Yancy allegedly claimed belonged to him.

Yancy was booked on aggravated assault and drug charges. His bond was set at $90,000.