Woman Facing Attempted Murder Charges For Stabbing A Man

Tammy Hawkins

Tammy Hawkins

YORK, S.C. – A York County woman is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing a 20-year-old man Wednesday night.

York Police arrested 46-year-old Tammy Rose Hawkins and charged her with possession of a weapon during a violent crime and attempted murder.

Police say Hawkins stabbed 20-year-old Richard Lee Stewart at the Cedar Terrace Apartments in the 900 block of Liberty Street in York on Wednesday night.

Stewart was taken by helicopter to a Charlotte hospital for treatment of his injuries. Police say Stewart was stable Thursday morning.

Witnesses told authorities Hawkins fled the scene on foot after stabbing Stewart. Officers located Hawkins a short time later on South Pacific Avenue.

Hawkins was booked in to the York County Jail under a $50,000 bond.

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