Police: Fayetteville woman disfigured after being stabbed with box cutter

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Selena Cheri McDowell
Selena Cheri McDowell
Credit: Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

FAYETTEVILLE -- Police say a North Carolina woman was disfigured after being stabbed with a box cutter and a suspect has been arrested in the case.

The Fayetteville Observer reports the Fayetteville Police Department says 47-year-old Selena Cheri McDowell is charged with assault causing serious bodily injury.

According to an arrest warrant, McDowell and 33-year-old Deneidra Carter got into a fight around 8 p.m. Saturday. Police said Carter was stabbed multiple times in the face and neck, needed 15 stitches and will require plastic surgery.

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Bail for McDowell was set at $5,000. It's not known if she has an attorney.