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Man suspected of stabbing mom arrested in Laughlin

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Zachary McQuire (Bullhead City Police Department) Zachary McQuire (Bullhead City Police Department)
Another shot of Zachary McGuire. (Bullhead City Police Department) Another shot of Zachary McGuire. (Bullhead City Police Department)
LAUGHLIN, NV (FOX5) -

A 21-year-old man who police believe attacked his mother with a knife in Arizona was arrested early Thursday in Laughlin, NV.

According to Bullhead City police, security at a casino in Laughlin spotted Zachary Ryan McGuire and contacted Las Vegas Metro police to assist in his arrest.

The police department said McGuire is awaiting extradition to Arizona.

Police said McGuire was tied to an incident that took place at an apartment on Klondike Way at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. A 52-year-old victim said she woke up to find her son slashing at her with a knife.

The victim suffered a laceration on her neck and several defensive wounds on her arms. She was taken to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center. She is expected to recover.

Police were seeking McGuire in the area on Wednesday but were unable to locate McGuire. According to his mother, McGuire suffers from mental issues.

Police said McGuire faces charges of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct involving a weapon.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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