, Salem, MA

March 6, 2014

Peabody police: Roommate stabs woman in hand

By Terri Ogan
Staff Writer

---- — PEABODY — Police say a Peabody woman stabbed her roommate in the left hand after an altercation between the two escalated yesterday morning at a residence on Newbury Street, police said.

The victim suffered a minor injury and did not seek medical attention, according to an email from Peabody police Detective Michael Crane.

Crane said Gloria Fonseca, 31, of 286 Newbury St., fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Fonseca was issued a summons for aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery.

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