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Easton Woman Arrested for Scissors Attack


EASTON, Md.- Police have arrested an Easton woman accused of using a pair of scissors to stab a man in the chest during an argument.

Melanie Ann Wooters, 36, is charged with first- and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

According to the Talbot County Sheriff's Office, Wooters' arrest stemmed from a stabbing that occurred April 28 at a home on the 5000 block of Manadier Road. Police said that when deputies arrived on the scene, that came into contact with the 35-year-old victim who was suffering from apparent sharp-edged wounds. Deputies said they also contacted Wooters, of the same address, who admitted cutting the victim with scissors during an argument.

Police said Wooters told investigators that after returning home from a night of drinking, she began to argue with the victim. According to police, Wooters further stated that during the dispute she grabbed a pair of scissors from the kitchen and stabbed the victim twice in the upper chest. Wooters also caused a defensive wound to the victim's right hand, police said.

The victim was taken to Easton Memorial Hospital for treatment and was released. Wooters was arrested on the aforementioned charges and ordered held in the Talbot County Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

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