Teen accused of stabbing his parents in DeLand

Jaelon K. Robbins arrested in Seminole County

Jaelon Robbins.
Jaelon Robbins.

DeLAND, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday morning on allegations of stabbing his parents in DeLand during a domestic dispute.

Jaelon K. Robbins was arrested around 4:30 a.m. in Seminole County, authorities said.

According to DeLand police, Robbins, who does not live with his parents, entered their home on Ravenshill Way around 2:15 a.m. and stabbed his mother, who was lying on a couch. She suffered serious injuries, police said.

Robbins' father, who was in another room, tried to intervene but was also stabbed and critically wounded, police said.

The parents were taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital in Seminole County. 

Robbins was taken into custody by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office a couple of hours after the stabbings, police said.

No other details have been released.