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Police: Woman stabs man at motel over text message

TextingA Parkesburg woman is accused of stabbing a man over the weekend in Lancaster County after becoming angry at him over a text message, police said.

Ursula Marie Bowman, 39, is charged with simple assault.

Police were called to a room at the Red Carpet Inn along the 2800 block of Lincoln Highway East early Sunday for a report of a domestic disturbance.

Officers found a man in the parking lot who was bleeding from a stab wound to his left arm. He told police he had been staying at the motel with Bowman when she stabbed him after becoming angry over a text message on his phone.

The man refused medical treatment at the scene.

Bowman was arrested and taken to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 13.


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