Woman charged in scissors attack


From Staff Reports

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

An argument at a Rocky Mount home got out of hand Saturday night and ended in an arrest after one woman attacked another with a pair of scissors.

The incident took place about 8:22 p.m. Saturday on the 1500 block of Springbrook Drive. 

A 24-year-old woman received severe lacerations during the course of the altercation. She was reportedly treated for her injuries, which were not deemed to be life-threatening.

Rocky Mount police have arrested and charged Angela Mitchum, 36, in connection with the incident. Mithchum was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury. She was jailed under a $10,000 bond in the Edgecombe County Detention Center.