A Jersey City NJ woman has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a 47-year-old man on Jewett Avenue near Monticello Avenue.
Jersey City police officers responded to the scene after receiving reports of a stabbing. At the scene, the victim told the officers that a “female friend” of his had stabbed him following a dispute.
Remarkably, while officers were interviewing the victim, the friend emerged from a nearby building and declared, “Yeah officers, I stabbed him.” The woman was later identified as 31-year-old Georgiana Rabb.
After the victim confirmed that Ms. Rabb had indeed stabbed him, the officers placed Ms. Rabb under arrest.
Meanwhile, the victim was taken to the Jersey City Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Ms. Rabb has been charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
In New Jersey, aggravated assault is addressed by N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b). According to the statute, aggravated assault is a third degree crime if the offender purposely causes bodily injury while using a deadly weapon. In this case, Ms. Rabb could be charged with third degree aggravated assault. If convicted of third degree aggravated assault, she could be sentenced to as many as five (5) years in NJ State Prison.
For more information, access the NJ.com article entitled “Police: Jersey City Man Stabbed by ‘Female Friend’ Following Dispute.”