Wilmington woman accused of stabbing man with hedge clippers

Wilmington woman accused of stabbing man with hedge clippers
Janet Barnett (Source: NHCSO)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A Wilmington woman was arrested after allegedly stabbing a man with a set of hedge clippers Monday night.

According to Jennifer Dandron, spokesperson for the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to the 900 block of South Fourth Street around 10:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a naked woman sitting in the street.

When police arrived, they found a male victim had been stabbed but suffered minor injuries. He was treated at the scene.

Janet Barnett, 35, was taken into custody and taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

She was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and booked in jail under a $50,000 bond.

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