COVINGTON — A Mansfield woman claimed she didn’t stab her boyfriend, but that he walked into her knife.
Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a domestic call at 318 Loyd Road sometime around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday. Investigator Jeff Alexander said 27-year-old Stephanie Lynn Flint and her boyfriend were arguing in the kitchen.
“Apparently, Ms. Flint picked up a kitchen knife, swung it at him and cut him on the right side of the chest,” Alexander said.
He said the 42-year-old victim had two superficial cuts on his chest.
According to Flint, Alexander said, the victim was walking toward her, so she grabbed the knife and he walked into it.
“She said she didn’t mean to hurt him,” Alexander said.
Flint, however, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault — family violence.
In other news, a 9-year-old Heard-Mixon Elementary School student is facing disciplinary action after he brought a knife to school Monday.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the student did not make any threats with the knife, but was showing it to other students in the restroom and classroom. The knife was a multi-tool knife with a 2 1/4-inch blade that also had pliers and screwdrivers.