An Armed Man is Arrested in Jefferson County for Allegedly Assaulting His Brother and Sister-In-Law

The Jefferson County Sherriff’s Office arrest a suspect armed with a rifle.

Deputies responding to an address in Strawberry Plains Saturday and spoke to a husband and wife who said the husband’s brother, Nicholas Shawn Knight, assaulted them and was armed with a rifle.

After 20 minutes of searching, Knight was found in a tree line with the weapon.

He was booked on two counts of aggravated assault.

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