St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s DFC Flerlage responded to a residence on Mount Wolf Way in Charlotte Hall on October 26th, for a subject with a knife.

DFC Flerlage located a male victim inside the residence who reported suspect Matthew Garrett Nicholson, 30, of Charlotte Hall, was arguing with a female in the home and began to chase her with a knife.

The male victim attempted to intervene and was punched in the torso by Nicholson. Nicholson was subsequently apprehended exiting the attack window. He was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.

Nicholson was charged with 1st Degree Assault and 2 COUNTS 2nd Degree Assault.