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Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing man in domestic incident

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Vanessa Hawkins was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence Assault 2nd degree. Vanessa Hawkins was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence Assault 2nd degree.
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ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

A woman was arrested Wednesday night after an altercation at a motel.

Vanessa Hawkins was arrested and charged with second degree domestic violence assault. Officers were called to the Mark Motel on US 31 for a domestic incident around 8:20 p.m. Officers reportedly found a 41-year-old man that had been stabbed in his left shoulder.

The man told officers Hawkins was his girlfriend and had a disagreement. He also said that Hawkins had hit him several times before leaving the room. She returned a short time later with a steak knife that she allegedly used to stab the victim.

Paramedics treated the victim on the scene, but he was not transported to the emergency room. Hawkins was booked at the Athens Police Department, and transferred to the county jail.

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