SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - A Sioux Falls mother came to the aide of her daughter early Saturday morning armed with a handgun.
Officer Sam Clemens says the daughter’s boyfriend threatened mom and her boyfriend with a kitchen knife. Clemens says mom's boyfriend grabbed the suspect's wrists and got the knife away from him. That's when mom pulled a handgun out of her waistband and pointed it at 24-year-old Jack Stewart Flemming III.
Flemmig fled the scene but was arrested a short distance away.
Clemens sayst Fleming is charged with two counts of aggravated assault.
Fleming is also accused of trying to strangle his 23-year-old girlfriend.