HAMPTONVILLE, N.C. — A woman is in custody accused of stabbing a man in the back with a butcher knife.
Patricia Jolene Blevins, 35, of Hamptonville, is charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
On Sunday, Yadkin County deputies responded to a 911 call from a citizen who said they had been stabbed and needed an ambulance to come to a local convenience store.
When deputies arrived, the found a male victim with a knife wound to his back.
Following an investigation, deputies learned that Blevins and the victim got into a dispute at the residence they shared on Strawberry Lane.
Shortly after the dispute, deputies say Blevins grabbed a butcher knife and stabbed the victim in the back as he was walking away from the residence.
Blevins was placed in the Yadkin County Detention Center with no bond allowed. She is scheduled to appear in court April 15.
The incident is under further investigation and more charges are pending against Blevins.