Laurel Co. woman arrested, reportedly threatened husband and son with knife

Teresa Smith
Teresa Smith

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – An East Bernstadt woman is in jail after the Laurel Co. Sheriff says she threatened her husband and son with a knife.

The Sheriff says a deputy was dispatched Tuesday morning at around 7:30 a.m. to a home off Kentucky Hollow Road on a report of a domestic disturbance.

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The deputy says that while on his way, he received a report that a woman was using a knife to threaten her husband and son.  According to the Sheriff, when a deputy arrived, he discovered that the woman had assaulted her husband, and says there were visible injuries on the man’s face.

Teresa L. Smith, 42, was charged with assault and taken to the Laurel Co. Detention Center.