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Hephzibah woman charged with assaulting ex-girlfriend with knife

Latonya Wilson
Latonya Wilson(WRDW)
Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 12:31 PM EDT
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HEPHZIBAH, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A Hephzibah woman is facing multiple charges after a female victim arrived at a local hospital Monday morning with multiple cut wounds.

The victim told the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that around 3 a.m., she was attacked by her former partner, 35-year-old Latonya Lenise Wilson, at their shared residence on the 1700 block of Deerchase Lane in Hephzibah.

The victim was reportedly laying down when Wilson held her down assaulted her with a knife that was 8 to 10 inches long, an incident report by the Sheriff’s Office states. The victim managed to break free from the suspect and drove herself to Doctors Hospital where she was treated for lacerations to her left wrist.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified of the incident and detained Wilson at the incident location later that day.

Wilson was booked at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center and was charged with kidnapping, possession of a firearm or knife during a crime and aggravated assault. She is also facing three state court bench warrants, according to arrest records.

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