Kelso man jailed in hammer and knife attack

KELSO, Wash. — A Kelso man was jailed without bail after police accused him of attacking a man he was staying with with a hammer and a knife.

Kelso police arrested Patrick Lee Sargent on suspicion of attempted murder and felony harassment.

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A woman called 911 Friday night to report Sargent had attacked her roommate with a knife and a hammer. When the officer arrived, a man came out of the apartment bleeding heavily from his nose, head and hands and said Sargent attacked him.

Sargent came out of a back bedroom when police arrived and was detained.

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