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Monona Man uses sword on mother after he was denied money & cell phone

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly attacked his mother with a pair of swords on Saturday.

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Officers from the Monona Police Department rushed to an apartment on the 300 block of Owen Rd for a “violent domestic disturbance resulting in life-threatening injuries,” according to the department.

According to police, the woman was stabbed numerous times with two swords after she refused to give her adult son money or a cell phone. She was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. WKOW reported.

The suspect, 30-year-old Sylvester J. Mohomes Jr., was apprehended without incident the same day.

Sylvester is now being held in Dane County Prison on accusations of attempted first-degree intentional murder, armed robbery, and armed burglary.

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“We are working to provide support to the victim, her family, and all who have been impacted by this horrific offense,” Chief Brian Chaney Austin said in a statement. 

“I would like to thank our police and fire personnel who took quick action in rendering the scene safe while providing life-saving care to the victim in this case.”

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