No News is Bad News. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

San Antonio Woman Arrested After She Choked, Tried to Stab Boyfriend for Sneezing On Her

Posted By on Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 10:58 AM

click to enlarge BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
  • Bexar County Sheriff's Office
A San Antonio woman is facing charges after she reportedly attacked her boyfriend — for sneezing on her.

The Sunday assault came after the suspect Rosalinda Liliana Castaneda grew irate over the victim's apparent lack of sneezing etiquette.



According to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Express-News, Castaneda, 20, was sitting inside a vehicle on the city's Northeast Side when her boyfriend let fly with the sneeze. She reportedly grabbed a knife and told him not to annoy her, while also throwing around a few expletives.

The man told deputies that he backed away in fear from Castaneda, who also tried to slash the tires on a van belonging to his father.

The boyfriend tried to stop Castaneda, who then allegedly grabbed him by the neck and began choking him with her left hand. Castaneda tried to stab the victim with the knife in her right, according to the arrest affidavit.

Castaneda reportedly choked the victim long enough for him to lose consciousness. The victim said his face was numb, bloodied and in pain, and she was on top of him when he came to.

When the boyfriend asked Castaneda what happened, she reportedly laughed and said, "You passed out."

The victim then called 911. However, Castaneda fled the scene before authorities arrived, according to reports.

Castaneda has since been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault of family by choking or strangulation. Her bail has been set at $115,000.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 18, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation