Boise Woman Charged With Chasing Girls With Knife


By Paul Johnson

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Police arrested a 34 year old Boise woman late Wednesday evening. Sherry Batt has been charged with chasing two young girls with a knife. Boise police say they responded to the 2000 block of North 23rd Street about 10pm. Witnesses tell police the suspect was seen running down the road chasing two juvenile females with a steak knife. At the time of the incident, witnesses tell police the suspect was cursing at the two victims. The juveniles tell police they felt threatened by the suspect and witnesses heard the victims screaming for help. The suspect, who had been drinking alcohol, was located a short distance away from the scene on foot.

Batt has been charged with two counts of felony injury to a child.

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