Florida woman cuts man's face after he refuses to have sex with her

VERO BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman, incensed because a man refused to have sex with her, cut his face with a kitchen knife Thursday, TCPalm reported.

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Katherine Nieves-Tavarez, 27, of Vero Beach, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, according to a police report.


The man was hospitalized after rejecting Nieves-Tavarez's requests for sex several times, TCPalm reported.

Police responded to Nieves-Tavarez's apartment at 3:30 a.m. Thursday. The man was standing in the doorway with his face covered in blood and told police that "She hit me with a knife. … I can't see," TCPalm reported.

The man had several cuts on his face and was treated at a local hospital, the arrest affidavit stated.

Nieves-Tavarez was booked at the Indian River County Jail and bail was set at $15,000, TCPalm reported.