Woman stabs relative during argument

Published 11:04 am Friday, December 9, 2016

A Brookhaven woman has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault after she allegedly stabbed a family member several times with a knife, officials said.

Connie Sanders

Connie Sanders

Connie Sanders, 54, allegedly stabbed a female relative in the back and shoulders during an altercation at their home on Williams Street between 5:45 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, said detective Penelope Banks with the Brookhaven Police Department.

The victim, who was not identified by police, is in stable condition at King’s Daughters Medical Center, Banks said.

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Sanders was arrested at the home immediately following the incident.

The incident remains under investigation by Brookhaven police.