A Rapid City man is custody after an allegedly assaulting his mother with a knife.
20 year old Donavan Smith was arrested in the parking lot of the Burger King on Jackson Boulevard around 9:30 p.m Tuesday night….but not without a fight.
Police say smith threw a hammer at one of the officers & locked himself inside a van.
He then placed a knife to his chest and threatened to kill himself before police were able to convince him to unlock the door.
Smith's mother suffered a wound to her head, believed to have been caused by the handle of a knife.
She was taken to Rapid City Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.