WESLACO, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A young boy intervened in the assault of his mother, by her ex-boyfriend, by stabbing him in the back.
Weslaco police officers were called to the 700 block of Lancelot in reference to a woman being assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, identified as Epigmenio Palomo, 30, who also had a protective order against him.
Witnesses reported that the victim's son had intervened during the assault and stabbed Palomo in the back stopping the assault.
Palomo was found by officers hiding behind a storage shed at the home of the victim and he was arrested. He was transported to a local hospital for his injury and no charges have been filed against the boy.