GPD: A Gainesville woman is in jail after breaking into her ex-boyfriend’s home, threatening a teen with a knife
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A Gainesville woman is behind bars after police say she went to her ex-boyfriend’s house and threatened a 14-year-old girl with a knife.
Officers arrested Amy Medina, 28, on a range of charges from aggravated battery to false imprisonment.
The incident occurred in the area of Northeast 1st Avenue on Monday around 6 a.m.
Police say Medina went into the sleeping teenager’s room and tried to stab her, but the ex-boyfriend knocked her out of the way.
The girl was able to run out of the house.
Medina tried to block her ex-boyfriend from leaving, but he found a knife and escaped to call 911.
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