Police arrest woman accused of downtown stabbing

RAW: Stabbing on Romney St.

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department has arrested a 25-year-old woman accused of stabbing another woman in downtown.

Investigators charged Brittany Shakari Washington with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.

Officers responded to a home North Romney Street early Monday morning for a report of a stabbing.

When police arrived they found the 40-year-old victim sitting in a hallway.

A police report states several people were helping the victim, who was suffering from stab wounds.

The victim was transported to MUSC. Police are continuing the investigation.

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