Akron man stabbed by girlfriend

Akron man stabbed by girlfriend

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Police officers responded to a stabbing on Cole Avenue shortly before 7:30m, Thursday night.

The victim, Timmie Thomas, 58, of East Avenue, reported he was involved in an argument with his girlfriend when he spat in her face.  The girlfriend then pulled out a knife and cut Thomas on the neck.  Thomas left the apartment and called police.

Thomas was transported to a hospital where he is being treated.  His injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

Officers arrested Britt Y. Smith, 43, of Cole Avenue and charged her with felonious assault and tampering with evidence.  She was booked into the Summit County Jail.

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