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Woman accused of threatening child’s father with knife, hitting him with vehicle during dispute

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Mar 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-07 05:56:50-05

Fitchett, Tashana NashayNewport News, Va. – A Newport News woman was arrested and charged after her child’s father says she threatened him with a knife and hit him with her vehicle.

Police say the two were in an argument  while they were in her car on March 5th .

He says the woman, identified as 18-year-old Tashana Fitchett, threatened him with a knife. He says she then took the keys out of the ignition causing the car to stop.

The man said she walked away and that’s when Fitchett drove up behind him and hit him with the car.

Fitchett was arrested and charged with malicious wounding, the man was not seriously hurt and refused medical treatment.

An emergency protective order was issued against Fitchett.