Philippi woman charged after allegedly cutting man in forehead with knife

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PHILIPPI, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Philippi woman has been charged with malicious assault after allegedly cutting a man on the head with a knife.

According to the criminal complaint, the victim told police that he had bought a drink for 47-year-old Christine Hatfield at Smoker Friendly on North High Street before telling her that she had to leave. Hatfield then allegedly took out a hunting-style knife and cut him on the forehead.

Hatfield is charged with malicious assault.