Police: Rockford man beat, cut victim in domestic attack

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Cedric Ousley, 29, was arrested Thursday after police say he restrained, beat and cut a victim in a domestic violence attack.

At 8:50 p.m. Thursday, Rockford Police say they were called to the 400 block of Morningside Drive for the report of a person being attacked with a knife.

Police say the victim was suffering multiple lacerations.

Ousley allegedly fled the scene before police arrived, but was found walking in the area a short time later. Police say he was also suffering from a cut.

Ousley was charged with Aggravated Battery with a Knife, Domestic Battery, Unlawful Restraint, Interfering with Reporting Domestic Violence, and Criminal Damage to Property.

He was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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