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Florida man arrested after stabbing his young daughter with a sword

By Mason White 9:14 AM August 12, 2013
Juan Lovine and Isabel Rego 

By: Eva Fett
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested and charged with attempted murder related charges after he attacked his young daughter with a sword, according to police reports in Florida.

St. Cloud Police said that a man was arrested after he stabbed his daughter with a sword during an altercation on Friday night.
Police dispatchers received an emergency call about the incident at a house on Holden Drive around 10:00 pm.

According to investigators, a fight between the victim and her father, Juan Lovine, 44, led to the stabbing. Lovine was armed with a sword when he stabbed his adult daughter, police said.

The victim, who was stabbed in the arm and in the chest, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center. She was in stable condition and is expected to recover.

Lovine was taken to a hospital for an eye injury. He is being charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and domestic violence. Once discharged from the hospital, police said he will be taken to the Osceola County Jail.

Investigators said Lovine’s mother, 74-year-old Isabel Rego, was also arrested during the incident. She was charged with resisting arrest without violence.

The victim’s name was not released by police.