Stabbing at Michigan Easter Egg Hunt Sparked by Dispute Over Placement of Eggs, Authorities Say

Battle Creek, Michigan – Easter festivities at Valley View Elementary School took a violent turn over the weekend when a dispute over egg placement escalated into a stabbing incident, according to authorities.

Deputies from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a violent altercation at the school on Saturday morning. Upon arrival, they encountered a 36-year-old man brandishing a knife following an argument over the positioning of Easter eggs.

The conflict arose between a male individual and his female partner, with the situation escalating when a family member intervened. The suspect then proceeded to use the knife, inflicting multiple lacerations on the intervening family member.

Law enforcement officials managed to persuade the man to drop the weapon, leading to his subsequent arrest. The victim sustained injuries but was expected to recover from the ordeal.

While the suspect was not named, authorities confirmed that he was a Battle Creek resident and was taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated assault. Fortunately, no other individuals were harmed during the incident, and the children had not yet arrived for the planned Easter event.

Inquiries have been made to Battle Creek Public Schools for comment on the situation.