A man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stabbing a woman multiple times with a screwdriver at a Baton Rouge public park.

According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Michael Thompson was at the BREC Conservation Park along Blackwater Road around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 4 with a woman he has been dating about one year.

The woman told deputies that the two of them got into an argument and Thompson stabbed her multiple times with a screwdriver.

Deputies said they found the victim with numerous puncture wounds on her head and her clothes were covered in blood.

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Arrest documents reveal that Thompson told sheriff's deputies during questioning that his girlfriend hit him first, then he took the screwdriver away from her and started "stabbing out of anger."

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Thompson was arrested on Saturday and booked on charges of domestic abuse battery with serious bodily injury.

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