Fenton Man Charged in Connection to Weekend Assault

(Jefferson County) A Fenton man is behind bars after he allegedly assaulted another man with a knife.

36-year-old Jeremiah Jansen has been charged with 1st Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action and 1st Degree Robbery.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell says the altercation happened on Saturday in the 10 block of Park Lawn outside of Fenton.

The victim is a 58-year-old male from St. Louis County.

Jansen reportedly fled the scene after the incident but deputies were able to bring him into custody a short time later.

Jansen is being held at the Jefferson County Jail without bond.