Harford County Police say a 42-year-old woman was cut during an altercation in Edgewood Wednesday.
Approximately 4:18 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Windstream Way to investigate a reported stabbing. At the scene, officers observed two women in a physical altercation. The woman who refused transport to the hospital was treated at the scene.
Preliminary investigation revealed Katrice Belen of Edgewood and a man were outside a residence when they were approached by a female acquaintance. The suspect physically assaulted Belen and cut her hand with a machete.
The suspect who has not been identified was taken into custody and transported to Harford Memorial Hospital for evaluation. Police have charged her with first- and second-degree assault.