Kennewick woman arrested for stabbing man during domestic dispute

Kennewick woman arrested for stabbing man during domestic dispute
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KENNEWICK, Wash. — Over the weekend, officers from the Kennewick Police Department made a domestic violence arrest after a woman allegedly stabbed a man’s neck during a physical altercation.

According to a press release issued by Kennewick Police, officers were dispatched to an assault with weapons call on Sunday, May 30 around 9:30 p.m. The call was to the Highlander Apartments on the 3000-block of W 4th Ave. Initial reports indicated that the two people involved were “being physical” when the woman cut his neck.

When officers arrived on the scene, they made contact with the male victim. Luckily for him, it was a non-life-threatening injury that could be treated by medics.

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Kennewick Police Officers shifted their focus toward the suspect, who was identified as 36-year-old Patricia Vega. She was taken into police custody and was booked into the Benton County Jail for Assault to the Second  Degree — Domestic Violence.

Kennewick police ask that anyone with additional information that would contribute to this investigation reach out to the non-emergency number at 509-628-0333 and refer to Case No. 21-21188.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated with additional information if more context is provided by local authorities.


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