Newport woman charged with attempted murder following stabbing

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NEWPORT — A local woman has been charged with attempted murder following a Sunday morning incident where she allegedly stabbed a man.

Jennifer Foster, 42, of Newport, is facing charges of attempted murder, first degree aggravated domestic assault, and violation of conditions of release.

Newport police say they responded to an apartment on Prospect Street for a reported stabbing on Sunday at around 12:20 a.m.

A 27-year-old male victim was stabbed in the abdomen, police say.

According to police, Foster and the victim were believed to have been fighting about him attempting to get his phone from the apartment before the incident.

The man was brought to the hospital to be treated for serious, but non-life threatening injuries, police say.

According to the report, Foster was taken into custody without incident and was arraigned in court today.

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