Detectives search for woman sought for downtown stabbing

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police detectives are searching for a 34-year-old woman accused of stabbing a man at a downtown apartment.

The Charleston Police Department is looking for Loretta D. White.

Officials with the Charleston Police Department say the incident happened on Nov. 13 at an apartment on King Street where officers found a 38-year-old man with an injury to his hand.

The victim said it all started when White, the mother of his children, began a verbal argument with him, and threw grocery items at the wall.

According to the victim, when he gave White $5 to take a bus and leave, White took a kitchen pot and struck the victim across the face.

Police say when the victim took the pot away from White, the suspect ran to the bedroom and grabbed a knife from under the bed.

A police report states as the victim was attempting to shut the apartment door to keep White out, White stuck the knife inside the home and stabbed the victim's hand.

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