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UPDATE: Man with knife and child involved in crash appears in court

Posted: 1:27 PM, Nov 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-05 09:34:25-05
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UPDATE NOV. 4: The man who police say got into a crash after becoming distraught at a party and leaving with his child appeared in court on Monday.

The man has been identified as 33-year-old Abraham Roque, aka Abraham Roquecruz. The judge ordered him to be held without bail, partly because of a suspended sentence from another incident.

A status check was scheduled for Nov. 12. He is facing 3 counts of driving under the influence, resulting in substantial bodily harm; allowing child abuse or neglect; failing to obey a red traffic light; and domestic battery.

ORIGINAL STORY

Police in Las Vegas say they're investigating an incident that involved a man with a knife that ended in a car crash.

Officers were called early Sunday after a man at a party with friends and family reportedly became distraught, took his infant child and began cutting himself.

Las Vegas Metro police say the man got into his vehicle with his child.

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While officers were headed to the scene, they came across the crash.

Police said it appears the man who was distraught at the party ran a stoplight and collided with a sedan.

The man and his child were taken to the hospital with injuries considered not to be life-threatening.

Their names haven't been released.

Police say one of the four people in the sedan suffered critical injuries.