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Woman Charged In Stabbing

A man is recovering after he was stabbed in the chest outside of his Lexington home late Thursday night.

Police say the victim and the female suspect were in an argument at the home Corral Street.

Then, police say the suspect left and returned with a knife, stabbing the man in the middle of the chest as he sat on the sidewalk.

Police arrested Warnetta Mayfield, 65, at the scene.

Officers say she waved the knife at an officer but dropped it when officers told her to.

Mayfield is charged with assault, wanton endangerment and menacing.

The victim is expected to be okay.


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