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Argument in north St. Louis ends with man stabbed in face with scissors

5:21 AM, Jun 8, 2012   |    comments
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North St. Louis (KSDK)    Police have a 43 year old woman in custody after she allegedly fought with her boyfriend early Friday while drinking, then stabbed the man in the face with a pair of kitchen scissors.

The 57 year old man involved was treated for the injury which was described as not life threatening.

Police got the call for a stabbing after 3:00 a.m. this morning at the home in the 3800 block of Lee Avenue which is between O'Fallon and Fairgrounds parks in north St. Louis.

The victim told investigators the couple were drinking when the woman became beligerent and threw a can of peas at him, striking him in the head.

After trying to contain the woman, she then stabbed the man in the face with the scissors.  No names have been released at this time.

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