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Teen arrested for assault on his mother
Brown Clifford
Clifford Brown

An aggravated assault suspect is in the Effingham County Jail after attempting to stab his mother and leading deputies on a high speed pursuit Wednesday night.

According to Effingham County Sheriff’s Office reports, at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday, deputies were called to a residence on Partridge Run on a report of an attempted stabbing.

The victim told deputies that her son, Clifford Brown, 18, of Rincon, tried stabbing her with a knifethat was approximately 13 inches long as she defended herself with a chair. Brown then fled from the residence as deputies arrived in the area.

A deputy observed Brown’s truck in the area which fled when he attempted to stop him. Brown eventually pulled over and surrendered to deputies and was taken into custody. He is being charged with aggravated assault, criminal trespass, fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving and several other traffic charges.

Brown is being held in the Effingham County Jail.