Carolina Woman Accused of Felony Assault
arrested for allegedly stabbing a local man last Friday night.
Russell faces a felony count of assault with a deadly weapon.
Her arrest stems from an incident at about 10:40 p.m. Friday when Police were called to the 1700 block of 5th Avenue S.W. in Hickory in response to reports of a stabbing. Police arrived to find the victim on the ground in a yard there.Russell was booked into custody at the Catawba Co. Detention Facility with bond set at $20,000.
The victim, a 42-year-old Hickory man, was taken to Frye Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries which were described as soft-tissue cuts and were not thought to be life-threatening.
Witnesses told Police they heard yelling and fighting in the roadway and one witness reported seeing Russell striking the victim.