Irvington police officers responded to a report of an assault on Wolf Place. When police arrived at the scene, they found an 18-year-old woman bleeding from lacerations to her face.
Officers spoke with witnesses and determined that the suspect had left the scene in a beige 2003 Ford Taurus. The officers quickly located the vehicle, which was reportedly parked at the intersection of Quabeck Avenue and Union Avenue.
When officers interviewed the occupant of the vehicle, they noticed that she had abrasions on her face. She was also reportedly covered in leaves and debris.
Based upon their observations and eyewitness accounts, the officers determined that the 25-year-old Irvington woman had attacked the victim with a broken glass bottle.
The suspect was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. She was taken to the Union County Jail in Elizabeth, where she was held on $50,000 bail.
Meanwhile, police also arrested a 21-year-old Union NJ man who allegedly accompanied the suspect. He was placed under arrest and charged with simple assault. Shortly after being charged, he was released on his own recognizance.
The victim was treated at the scene of the alleged assault and taken to Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for further treatment. According to police, one of the victim’s relatives also suffered injuries when she tried to intervene and stop the altercation.
For more information, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Irvington Woman Slashed Hillside Woman with Broken Glass Bottle, Police Say.”