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SIOUX CITY -- A Sioux City man has been charged with kidnapping in the second degree and aggravated assault following an incident that occurred around 9 a.m. Monday morning.

Sioux City police responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on the 100 block of West Third Street. Upon arrival, officers made contact with Skyler Peterson, 27, who was allegedly armed with a knife that he was holding to the throat of a female.

Investigators say Peterson refused to let the female go and drop the knife. Officers were able to deploy a taser and Peterson was taken into custody without incident.

He was booked into the Woodbury County Jail.

The victim sustained only minor injuries and her identity is not being released. 

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