A father has been jailed for trying to attack his daughter with a knife after she told him she was a lesbian.
According to WZTV, Ike Wright of Nashville, Tennessee was charged over the weekend with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
According to the police report, Wright became “enraged” when he found out about his daughter’s sexuality.
He allegedly pulled out a knife and waved it at her, her girlfriend, and his son in “separate threatening actions.”
Police say Wright, who was said to be heavily intoxicated at the time of the assault, was “angry and agitated” and “ranted about his daughter being a lesbian throughout the interaction.”
Police say they found the weapon in Wright’s kitchen and arrested him for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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