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Woman charged with stabbing man in York apartment

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(Source: York County Detention Center) (Source: York County Detention Center)

Police in York have arrested a woman they say stabbed a man in an apartment Wednesday night.

The incident was reported at 11:42 p.m. at an apartment at Cedar Terrace Apartments on the 900 block of E. Liberty Street, according to a news release from the York Police Department.

Officers responded and found the victim, Richard Lee Stewart III, 20, lying on his back with a stab wound to his left upper chest area. 

The responding officer also observed that there was a large amount of blood loss. 

According to a witness, the suspect, Tammy Rose Hawkins, 46, fled the scene on foot after stabbing Hawkins.

Officers canvassed the area and located Hawkins on South Pacific Avenue around 12:17 a.m. and placed her under arrest for attempted murder and transported her to the York City Jail. 
EMS responded to the incident location and called for a helicopter to fly Stewart to a hospital in Charlotte due to his injuries.  

Stewart was in stable condition Thursday morning. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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