A woman has been arrested after stabbing her boyfriend in the leg Thursday night, police said.

Meriden Police were dispatched to the corner of Twiss and Miller Streets at around 6:00 p.m.  Upon arrival, officers found Anthony Lyons, 44, inside a car with a serious stab wound to his leg.  He was brought to Midstate Medical Center where he was stabilized and brought into surgery.

The suspect has been identified as Tabatha Cornell, 42, of 1966 N. Broad St.  She initially fled the scene, but later turned herself in after speaking with a detective on the phone.

Cornell was charged with assault in the first-degree and criminal violation of a protective order.  She was being held on a $250,000 bond  and given a court date of June 15.


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