A local resident allegedly stabbed a woman in the lower lip at Ellis Hospital, authorities said.
Wayne A. Smith, 26, of the Imperial Motel, faces one count of second-degree assault, a felony. He was charged May 25.
Smith is accused of stabbing the woman in the lip with a sharpened pencil on April 18 on the C2 floor of Ellis, according to papers filed in court. The victim suffered a wound that required six stitches to close.