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Newark Resident Arrested for Stabbing Woman in the North Ward

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Police in Newark are reporting the arrest of Ms. Dymanique Fletcher, 30, of Newark, in connection with a stabbing that occurred on October 5, 2021.

According to police, at approximately 3 p.m., police responded to a residence on Oriental Street, near Broad Street, on a stabbing call. Police say a woman was stabbed by a woman she knows following a quarrel.

The victim was transported to University Hospital for treatment and is reportedly in stable condition.

The suspect, Dymanique Fletcher, was arrested at the scene and faces charges of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a firearm for an illegal purpose.

The incident is under investigation.