Harrison County woman charged with malicious assault

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Wallace woman is behind bars for stabbing a man in Clarksburg.

According to the criminal complaint, a woman flagged down an officer on W. Main Street, saying that her boyfriend had been stabbed. 30-year-old Chelsey Arnett was identified as the suspect.

The victim told the officer that Arnett attempted to stab him in the back, but the knife was mostly blocked by his backpack. The victim did receive a cut to his hand.

Officials say Arnett later admitted to the stabbing. She is charged with malicious assault.