2 women wanted after allegedly attacking child with box cutter, screwdriver in Winston-Salem

North Carolina


WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A child was stabbed multiple times in Winston-Salem, according to police.

At about 9:45 p.m. Monday, police responded to a stabbing on the 2900 block of North Patterson Avenue.

Officers believe two women forced their way into a home and attacked the child with a box cutter and a screwdriver.

The child was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was treated and released to a family member.

Warrants are out for Pronetta Leannisley Manns, 36, and Amiya Nichole Stevenson, 19, for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, breaking and entering in order to terrorize/injure, assault with a deadly weapon in the presence of a minor, assault by strangulation and interference with 911 communications.

Police have not released photos of the suspects at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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