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Woman arrested in early Friday Schenectady stabbing; Victim sent to Albany Med.

Police at the scene early Friday.
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Police at the scene early Friday.

SCHENECTADY – A city woman has been arrested in connection with an early Friday stabbing in Schenectady, police said.

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The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment. Police described her injuries as non-life-threatening.

Azaria Williams, 26, of Schenectady, was arrested and charged with one count each of second-degree assault and first-degree criminal contempt, felonies.

The incident happened just before 12:30 a.m. Friday on Wabash Avenue. Police responded there for a report of a person with a weapon.

They soon found it to be a domestic incident where one person stabbed the other person in the shoulder, a police spokesman said. They then took the suspect into custody.

Williams was arraigned and ordered held on $10,000 bail.

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