LaGrange woman arrested for allegedly assaulting someone with a knife

Published 10:30 am Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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A 29-year-old woman was arrested just after midnight Sunday for allegedly assaulting someone with a knife. 

Officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to Oak Grove Apartments in reference to a person being stabbed. According to a press release from LPD, officers discovered the victim was suffering from superficial lacerations to his neck and facial area and that the suspect, Stephanie Geter, also had a small laceration to her finger. Both parties were treated for their injuries.

LaGrange Police Sgt. Robert Kirby said it was unclear if alcohol was involved in the incident. 

According to LPD, during the subsequent investigation, it was found that an argument had ensued between these two parties where Geter slashed Harris with a pocket knife. 

Geter was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault (FVA). 

If anyone has any information about this incident they are asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.