Woman stabbing boyfriend led to Monday night standoff in Xenia

Miami Valley News

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) — Xenia police, along with medics, were sent to Green Ridge Court Apartments on Newport Road on reports of a stabbing Monday night.

Officers arrived around 8:12 p.m. to find a male stabbing victim who was suffering from a single, non-life threatening stab wound to his chest. The victim refused to be taken to a hospital but told police that his girlfriend was the one who stabbed him.

Police learned that the girlfriend was barricaded inside an apartment with a knife. Officer said they made numerous attempts to communicate with her but she refused .

Neighbors were evacuated from nearby apartments and the Greene County Regional SWAT Team was called in to assist in taking the girlfriend into custody. Police obtained a search warrant at roughly 12:07 a.m. Tuesday morning and she was then taken into custody without incident.

She is currently being held at the Greene County Jail on one count of felonious assault.

Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to call the Xenia Police Criminal Investigation Section at 937-376-7206 or to leave a tip at the Xenia Police Tip Line at 937-347-1623.

WDTN.com will update this story when more information is available.

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