Young boy calls 911 as a man threatens mother

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A young child is being credited with saving his mom’s life as well as his own.

The boy called 911 saying a man was threatening to kill him and his mother with a knife.

When police arrived at the apartment on the city’s west side, they found the suspect holding a knife, and allegedly threatening the woman and the boy, saying he was going to hurt them.

Police also say the man allegedly swung the knife at the woman but did not harm her.

The man eventually put the knife down and was arrested on charges of aggravated assault.

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