Man uses light saber to defend himself

Lightsaber. (Photo: Stephen Poff/Flickr/Creative Commons)

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Lightsaber. (Photo: Stephen Poff/Flickr/Creative Commons)

A man defended himself with a toy light saber when his stepdaughter tried to slash him with kitchen knives, police say.

The Herald in Rock Hill reported that the 17-year-old girl was charged with assault after the Thursday night altercation.

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A police report said witnesses saw an argument and then the girl used two kitchen knives to try to slash her stepfather.

The report said the stepfather picked up a plastic toy light saber to defend himself.

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