Police: Woman stabbed neighbor over Facebook post

Tiffany Hartley (Photo courtesy: Newport News Police Department)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police have arrested a woman, who is accused of stabbing her neighbor over a Facebook post.

Officers were dispatched to Christian Street around 7:40 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. At the scene, they talked with the victim, a 23-year-old woman with a stab wound just above her left knee.

Sgt. Randal Bailey said, after talking with her and 30-year-old Tiffany Hartley, officers figured out the two got into a fight after the victim got upset about something posted on Facebook. At some point, Hartley allegedly stabbed the victim.

Bailey said the two women both live on Christian Street.

The victim was taken to a local hospital and treated for an injury that was not life-threatening. Hartley was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.

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