Police: Man stabbed woman during fight in house

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Shaquil Cole, 25 Shaquil Cole, 25

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a man stabbed a woman with a pocket knife.

Sworn statements from Decatur officers say it happened after noon on March 9 at a Decatur house. Shaquil Cole, 25, is accused of stabbing the victim when she wouldn’t let him look at her phone.

Police say the woman suffered a stab wound in her left shin and had cuts on her forehead. They say Cole threw her phone on the floor and destroyed it.

Cole is also accused of battering the woman during the fight.

Police arrested Cole on Thursday evening. He’s facing several charges, including one for aggravated domestic battery.

Police say Cole has two past convictions for domestic battery on his record.

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