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Police respond to call about an intoxicated boyfriend cooking chicken

Posted at 2:41 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 14:41:35-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral Police responded to a disturbance on SW 48th terrace.

Police met with the victim who said her boyfriend Gary Rasmussen, 35 was intoxicated and came in the house to start cooking.

The victim says she begged her boyfriend to stop cooking chicken.

Rasmussen then knocked the food on the floor. Then Rasmussen knocked a pan off the counter that hit the victim in the head and caused a laceration.

Rasmussen saw that she was bleeding, grabbed a knife, and began to cut his arm.

The victim told Officers that Rasmussen “lunged” at her with the knife and was in fear for her life.

Rasmussen was transported to Cape Coral Hospital for treatment. Once he was treated and released, he was transported to the Lee County Jail.

Rasmussen was charged with Battery and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.