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Woman attacked with box cutter during fight in New Orleans

April 3, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police in New Orleans say they plan to arrest two women after another woman was slashed with a box cutter.

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the violence stemmed from an argument involving the three women on Saturday afternoon in New Orleans East.

Police say one of the suspects — a 22-year-old woman — began to punch the 36-year-old victim.

Police say an 18-year-old suspect then wielded a box cutter and cut the victim more than once.

The wounded woman was taken to a local hospital. Police haven’t provided details on her injuries.

Police say the 18-year-old is being sought on charges of attempted second-degree murder and aggravated assault. The other suspect faces a charge of simple battery.

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Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com