Special to the Journal
On Oct. 8, 2016, at approximately 7:10 p.m. an assault in the 700 block of N. Wall St. was reported to the Belton Police Department.
Officers responded to the area where the victim reported being stabbed by a man while a woman kept her in a room and prevented escape. The victim identified the suspects as Ruben Negrete, 46, and Monica Negrete, 40, both of Baytown. Both are charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.