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Woman charged for allegedly stabbing 18-year-old in Akron parking lot

1500 block of Copley Road
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Posted at 10:36 AM, Oct 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-13 10:36:35-04

AKRON, Ohio — A 23-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing another woman in a parking lot in Akron last week after the victim stopped for a flat tire.

The suspect, Deasianet Scruggs, 23, is charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony, according to Akron Municipal Court records.

On Oct. 6, an 18-year-old woman pulled into a parking lot in the 1500 block of Copley Road for a flat tire.

The suspect allegedly approached the victim’s car and then stabbed her.

The 18-year-old ran from the scene while the suspect fled the area.

A good Samaritan took the victim to Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center for treatment. The 18-year-old was last known to be in stable condition.

Authorities didn’t say if the suspect and the victim knew each other.

Scruggs has a status hearing in Akron Municipal Court on Oct. 30, according to court records.

The matter remains under investigation.

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