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Newport News woman charged in man’s stabbing

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Posted at 10:42 AM, Jul 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-03 10:51:33-04

Newport News, Va. – A Newport News woman has been charged after she allegedly stabbed the father of her two children early Monday morning.

Police say 32-year-old Amanda Stokes stabbed the 28-year-old man multiple times around 1:15 am on 35th street.

He was transported to Riverside Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses were able to provide a description of Stokes and told police the victim was the father of her two children.She was spotted and arrested at 1:30am in the 600 block of 32nd street.

Stokes was charged with aggravated assault and a weapon offense.