A Bellmead man was arrested Friday evening after he head-butted his brother and threatened him with a knife during the altercation, Bellmead police Sgt. Kory Martin said.
Moses Sanchez, 19, was arrested after police were called to the 1100 block of La Vega Street shortly after 5 p.m. when Sanchez had been accused of arguing with his 20-year-old brother. Martin said Sanchez head-butted his brother, causing his brother to defend himself before Sanchez grabbed a knife during the fight.
"According to witnesses, family members were able to get Sanchez outside of the home and keep him out when officers arrived," Martin said. "Officers found Sanchez trying to get back into the residence."
Martin said the victim's brother and an uncle were able to keep Sanchez outside of the home, where police found him. The older brother and uncle were not hurt in the altercation, but Sanchez did suffer minor injuries before his arrest and he declined medical treatment, Martin said.
Sanchez was arrested on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was taken to McLennan County Jail, where he remained in custody Monday evening with a bond listed at $50,000.