Deputies: Man Cut Two Women with Box Cutter

Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Sumter County deputies have arrested a man who they say used a box cutter to attack two women.

Hazel Leonard Budden Jr. is facing two counts of attempted murder. 

Saturday morning, officers say Budden confronted a woman who he'd been dating outside her home. According to the victim, he began hitting and fighting her, then pulled out the box cutter and cut her. The woman's sister says she was inside the home, saw what was happening, and ran outside to help. However, officers say Budden cut her as well.

One of the two women had to be taken to the hospital for her injuries.

Officers arrested Budden near the scene.


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