Boise Bench

Police: Man arrested for cutting roommate at Bench home

Police: Man arrested for cutting roommate at Bench home

Boise Police were called by the victim to a fight in the neighborhood southwest of S. Latah St. and Alpine St just after midnight this morning.

When officers arrived they found a man with what appeared to be a cut to his hand standing outside an apartment. The man told officers he and his roommate had been drinking then began arguing.

The victim said the suspect, Joseph Inoka picked up a box cutter and began coming toward him, cutting his hand. The victim was treated by paramedics at the scene. Officers found the suspect still inside the apartment.

Inoka has been charged with felony aggravated battery.