Anne Arundel Co. Police Investigate Annapolis Mall Stabbing

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a stabbing at the Annapolis Mall.

The incident happened at a store inside the mall.

Police say a group of people engaged in a verbal altercation. One of the people involved threw a punch, but did not strike anyone. At that time, police say the eventual suspect–Octavia Williams–swung her hands and struck the victim in her back with a sharp instrument. The sharp instrument punctured the victim’s back.

The 21-year-old victim wasn’t hospitalized.

Police say they will charge Williams with first- and second-degree assault. They say none of the others will be charged.

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