BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton man is facing an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge after allegedly threatening to cut a middle school student into little pieces over her bad grades.
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Khan Nguyen of SW 18th Street in Boca Raton was allegedly so outraged that someone he knows was getting bad grades in middle school that he threatened extreme physical violence.
From the police report reviewed by BocaNewsNow.com:
“When Nguyen learned she was getting very bad grades, he got very upset. The victim advised Nguyen grabbed her by her hair and dragged her from a bedroom. Nguyen then got a large butcher knife and the sharpening stick and came into the room (where the victim was located). The victim then stated Nguyen raised the knife and stated he was going to cut her into pieces. The victim said she was afraid Nguyen was going to cut her.”
The police report continues:
“The victim stated that Nguyen eventually put the knife and sharpening stick on the table and told her to sit n the couch. Once on the couch, Nguyen grabbed a hard plastic attachment for the vacuum and raised it above his head and threatened to bash her with it. The victim advised she was afraid Nguyen was going to hit her with the pipe.”
Nguyen, according to the police report, fled the scene as the victim called for help. Police eventually located Nguyen who, according to the report, said “I was only trying to scare her,” then refused to answer questions saying, “anything I say will be used against me.”
Nguyen was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and later released to a family member. A judge found probable cause during his first appearance and ordered that he have no contact with the victim.
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