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Stabbing in Topeka, suspect charged with theft and battery



TOPEKA, KS — One man is arrested after a stabbing incident occurred on Saturday in south Topeka.

Topeka Police officers responded to the 100 block of Southeast Willow Way around 4:30 p.m. where they found a mildly injured adult.

The officers arrested the suspect at the scene and identified him as a 20-year-old Brian Weixelman Jr. of Topeka.

He is booked into Shawnee County Department of Corrections on the following charges: aggravated robbery, aggravated battery and felony theft.

Reportedly, the suspect and the victim know each other.