A 56-year-old woman was arrested Friday evening for allegedly stabbing her roomate, a 51-year-old man, in the back in an altercation over rent owed for an apartment in the 200 block on First Street, Aberdeen Police Department Capt. John Green reported Monday.
The man knocked on the staff door at the police station around 8 p.m. to report the alleged crime, police said.
An officer saw evidence of a recent laceration on the man’s back and asked the Aberdeen Fire Department treat him. He was released.
The woman was arrested on suspicion of assault in the second degree. She was booked into the city jail.
The argument was over rent reportedly owed by the woman, police said. The man allegedly turned his back on the suspect, who stabbed him, police reported.