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Woman sentenced to 1 year in jail in video game rage

Jutrina Tillman was accused of threatening two of her children with a butcher knife on Christmas night in 2011 over a video game. Jutrina Tillman was accused of threatening two of her children with a butcher knife on Christmas night in 2011 over a video game.
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A Phoenix woman accused of threatening two of her children with a butcher knife Christmas night 2011 was sentenced to one year in jail and three years of supervised probation Tuesday.

Jutrina Tillman, 33, was sentenced by Judge Jeanne Garcia after pleading guilty in March to disorderly conduct.

Tillman, 33, was arrested in late December 2011 on suspicion of two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Police say they received a frantic 911 call from a sobbing 13-year-old girl who said her mother had a 6- to 8-inch knife and allegedly was attempting to kill her and her 5-year-old brother.

The girl told police that her mother had been drinking alcohol all night and was getting mad at her brother for playing video games he got as Christmas gifts.

Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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