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Numerous Evanston police units responded the Walchirk Apartments in the 2300 block of Noyes Court about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after a domestic dispute turned violent.

Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says a 51-year-old male resident of the building had gotten into an argument with his 49-year-old girlfriend after smoking crack cocaine.

During the argument, the woman was cut with a knife. She suffered a superficial laceration to her right forearm and was treated on the scene by fire department paramedics.

Dugan says the suspect is in custody with further investigation and charges pending.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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