A 17-year-old from Turlock faces several felony counts after he allegedly held his girlfriend in her apartment, threatened her with a knife and bit her finger.
The incident was reported at 12:40 a.m. Monday, Turlock police said. According to Lt. Ron Reid, the teen shoved his girlfriend to the ground and held her there, then held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her. Police said he bit her finger and then pulled a ring off it.
The boy, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was booked into Stanislaus County Juvenile Hall on charges of battery, robbery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, criminal threats and assault with a deadly weapon.