Harrison County woman accused of stabbing man in Clarksburg

Clarksburg, W.Va. - Clarksburg Police arrested a woman after officers said she stabbed a man.

Chelsey Arnett, 30, of Wallace is charged with malicious assault and remains in the North Central Regional Jail, in lieu of a $10,000 bond.

According to a criminal complaint, a man told officers that Arnett attempted to stab him in the back area of his rib cage, but this area was blocked by his backpack.  During a struggle with Arnett, the man was cut on his left hand, police said.

On Wednesday at 10:44 p.m., a Clarksburg officer was flagged down by the man's girlfriend on West Main Street in Clarksburg.  The officer then saw Arnett "walking down the road with a large knife in her hand," according to the criminal complaint.

The man had injuries "consistent with his statement," and Arnett "later admitted stabbing" him, officers said.

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