THIBODAUX, LA (WAFB) - Thibodaux Police arrested a woman Saturday after a verbal altercation turned violent.
Police say the incident happened just after 8:15 p.m. Saturday during a party at MLK Park.
According to police, the suspect, 37-year-old Shawna Waller, and the victim got into an argument after the victim spotted Waller walking with the victim's boyfriend. The argument then turned physical when Waller allegedly swung at the victim and eventually sliced the victim's neck and hand with a box cutter.
The victim was treated at the Thibodaux Regional Medical Center.
Waller, who fled the scene, was later arrested by police while trying to leave a bar near Narrow Street and East 10th Street. She was booked into the Lafourche Parish Detention center where she has been charged with 2nd degree battery.
Bond for Waller has not yet been set.