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Raytown police take woman into custody after man claims his wife cut him

Posted at 10:25 AM, Mar 26, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Raytown police peacefully resolved a standoff Tuesday morning after a man claimed his wife cut his throat.

About 6:19 a.m., police responded to the cutting at Kenagy Park near Raytown Road and E 79th Street.

The man told police his wife was inside a nearby home.

Police engaged in a standoff around the home and the Raytown SWAT team responded to the scene.

Raytown Cpt. Dyon Harper said SWAT members entered the home around 10 a.m.

Officers took the woman into custody without incident, per police.

The man was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The Raytown Police Department continues to investigate the cutting.