UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man they say attacked a woman in front of children.
Leonard Smith of Temple Hills was arrested on August 21st and has been charged with first and second degree assault.
The assault occurred on August 21st when Smith became involved in an argument with a woman. Smith then spit in the woman's face, wrestled her to the ground, held a knife to her throat, and threatened to kill her, the arrest warrant stated.
Children witnessed the attack and ran to a nearby neighbor who called police, the warrant said.
Sheriff's Deputies were able to find Smith at a residence in Northeast D.C. Smith was taken into custody without incident and eventually extradited back to Prince George's County.
Smith is being held on 25,000 dollar bond.