Woman accused of stabbing man with kitchen knife during argument arrested

CRIME STOPPERS: Police searching for woman accused of stabbing man with kitchen knife

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A woman accused of stabbing a man with a kitchen knife during an argument has been arrested.

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say Paulette Alford, 45, is wanted for attempted second degree murder. Police say on Aug. 21, Alford and a man got into an argument that turned physical. During the argument, police say Alford stabbed the man with a large kitchen knife in the upper part of his body. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive his injuries, police say.

Police say a Crime Stoppers tip was received on Sept. 5 following a report on WAFB that led to the arrest of Alford.

She was booked on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

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