Teen arrested in connection with stabbing in Conway

Teen arrested in connection with stabbing in Conway
Officials with Lakeview Hospital in Covington say the hospital was placed on lockdown briefly after reports of a person armed with a knife inside.

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CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - A 16-year-old girl was arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened Wednesday in Conway, according to a Conway police report.

Around 9:15 p.m., an officer responded to a home on the 2200 block of Maple Avenue in reference to a stabbing call, the report said.

An 18-year-old woman was found lying on the ground bleeding from a stab wound on her upper right arm. She was transported to Grand Strand Medical Center by Horry County emergency medical workers.

The suspect was identified by a witness. Police obtained a search warrant and located a large silver kitchen knife with a black handle that had blood on the blade near a back door at the home.

The suspect turned herself in after being taken to the Conway Police Department. She was transported to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.

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