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Boynton Beach man arrested after attempting to kill his mother

Police say man also battered his siblings
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Posted at 2:43 PM, Oct 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-31 21:23:59-04

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — A Boynton Beach man is behind bars after police said he attempted to kill his mother Saturday night.

Chris Demesmim, 24, faces charges of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated child abuse.

Boynton Beach police said Demesmin attacked his mother with a knife in her Boynton Beach apartment.

Police said he also battered his siblings before feeling in a gray Saturn.

The Florida Highway Patrol took Demesmin into custody at about 9 a.m. Sunday after he was involved in an incident on Interstate 95 in Oakland Park.