Woman facing charges after stabbing victim in head in York city

YORK COUNTY, Pa.– UPDATE (May 17): A York woman is facing charges after stabbing a victim during a fight.

Bianca Banks, 28, is facing simple assault, aggravated assault and harassment charges for her role in the incident.

On May 16 around 12:45 a.m., police were dispatched to the area of S. Sherman Street and E. King Street in York city for a reported stabbing.

Police also responded to Memorial Hospital, where the victim was taken.

The victim told police that Banks had stabbed her in the head during a fight.

The victim said the fight began indoors over a child’s iPad, and spilled outdoors until they were separated.

Then, the victim said Banks went into her home to retrieve a large knife and came outside.

At one point, the victim entered a friend’s car to attempt to leave, and it was then that Banks allegedly opened the car door and swung the knife at her.

The victim suffered a cut to the back of her head, but did not penetrate her skull.

Banks was taken to Central Booking to be arraigned on the charges.

PREVIOUSLY: One person went to the hospital after a stabbing in York city.

Emergency dispatch says the stabbing occurred around 12:45 a.m. on Thursday in the area of E. King Street and S. Sherman Street.

The victim took them self to the hospital with injuries, but the severity is unknown.

This is a developing story. FOX43 will provide details as they become available.

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