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Joplin Woman Charged With Assault


 A Joplin woman is being charged with assault after a stabbing incident.

 Yesterday around 08:40 am., Joplin 9-1-1 received a call for a report of a stabbing at 3510 East Newman Road. The caller reported that an adult male suffered a stab wound to his thigh. Officers say the man is in serious but stable condition. JPD says the investigation found that the man was stabbed by his fiance during an argument.

 35-year-old Shawanda Clark, of Joplin, was arrested on charges of domestic assault in the 1st Degree and armed criminal action. She remains in custody at the Joplin City Jail.

 JPD believes this was an isolated incident. If anyone has any further information, contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623-3131.

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