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Woman arrested after stabbing boyfriend in Manitowoc

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Posted at 7:06 AM, Oct 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-16 08:12:01-04

Manitowoc, WI -- Manitowoc Police say a woman was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in Manitowoc. 

It happened just before 3 a.m. Sunday at a home on the south side of Manitowoc. 

When officers arrived on scene, they were told by the victim a female suspect had fled in a vehicle. 

Then the victim admitted he was stabbed his girlfriend who was still inside the home. She was a different person than he had originally told police stabbed him. 

The victim is a 40-year-old Manitowoc man. He suffered a laceration to his forearm and was treated on the scene by the Manitowoc Fire Department. 

The suspect was a 53-year-old Manitowoc woman. She was taken into custody without incident. 

The suspect was held at the Manitowoc County Jail on charges of injury by negligent use of a dangerous weapon, battery, and probation and parole violation. 

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information, please contact the Manitowoc Police Department at (920) 686-6551.