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Police say a man injured his mother and threw a knife toward officers during an attack Friday night at a home in Wentzville, leading to an hours-long standoff.

Christopher M. Cook, 24, was charged Saturday with first-degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest. He is being held on a $25,000 bond.

Wentzville police were called at 6:19 p.m. to the home in the 1800 block of Hackmann Hollow Drive in response to a report of a domestic dispute. Officers found a woman who had been stabbed but was able to seek safety, police said. She was taken to a hospital with a minor injury.

The suspect threw a knife toward officers, police said, causing officers to fire several shots. The suspect retreated into the home, and officers called the St. Charles County Regional SWAT Team.

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The team took the suspect into custody at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday.

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