Police: 1 hurt, suspect in custody after stabbing

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) A woman was sent to the hospital after police said his boyfriend stabbed her during an argument Thursday night.

Around 11:15 p.m., the Greenville Police Department responded to 303-A Arthur Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. 

The victim, reported that she had been stabbed by her boyfriend with a pair of scissors during an argument.   

Upon police arrival, the victim and the suspect were outside arguing and the suspect ran into the residence.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries but was transported to Vidant Medical Center for treatment.

Attempts to get the suspect to come outside of the house on his own were not successful after repeated efforts.

Police were able to locate the suspect hiding in a closet.

He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Pitt County Magistrate’s Office.    

The suspect, 27-year old Demetrius Tearle Williams, was served with a warrant for assault with a deadly weapon in regards to the investigation. 

He was also served with five outstanding warrants for his arrest on unrelated charges.   


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Greenville Police Department said they are investigating a possible stabbing at the corner of Arthur Street and Pitt Street.

Police are actively investigating the scene.

We will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.

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