Woman, 22, charged in stabbing during Dover fight

Nykia Jones (Photo: Dover police)

DOVER, DELAWARE (12/13/2016) A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a 26-year-old woman during a fight in Dover, city police said this morning.

The stabbing was reported at 11:11 a.m. Monday in the 300 block of N. Governors Ave.

Police said Nykia Jones, 22, of Dover, turned herself in at the police department shortly after the incident.

Jones used a knife to cause several injuries to the 26-year-old, Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. 

The victim underwent emergency surgery but is in stable condition, Hoffman said.

Jones was charged with first-degree assault, possession of a deadly weapon during commission of a felony and disorderly conduct. She was released on $40,250 unsecured bond.

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