A local woman was arrested and is now facing charges of family violence, after admitting before police officers to using a large steak knife to attack a man, police records show.

Janell Ramirez, 23, whose place of residence is listed at the 300 block of Arranaga Avenue, in south Del Rio, was arrested on Feb. 2, at 4:27 a.m. by Del Rio Police Department officers, and charged with aggravated assault of a family or household member, her arrest report shows.

That morning, Del Rio Police Department officers responded to the 300 block of Arranaga for a disturbance between a man and a woman, police records show.

Police officers identified both and ran a warrants check through communications, the incident report states.

The woman, the report states, admitted before police officers to using a large steak knife to assault the man.

Ramirez was arrested and charged with aggravated assault of a family or household member, a first degree felony, the arrest report states.

She was transported to the police station for booking and processing.

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