Newport News woman charged with stabbing man while riding in his car

Posted at 2:53 PM, Oct 16, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-16 17:06:31-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News police have charged a woman with malicious wounding after she allegedly stabbed a man while riding in his car on Jefferson Avenue.

Police say 27-year-old Jessica Elliott was riding in the passenger seat of the 34-year-old victim’s car when he became involved in an argument with her.

The argument turned physical and Elliott allegedly stabbed the man several times.

Elliott is currently in custody of the Newport News City Jail.