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Woman Arrested In Razor Blade Assault At Del. Mall

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CLAYMONT, Del. (CBS) – Police arrested a female suspect for allegedly using a razor blade on another woman during an argument inside a Delaware mall.

Lynique Crummell, 21, surrendered to police on January 17 in connection to the alleged assault two days earlier.

The incident happened at about 8:10 p.m. January 15 at the Tri-State Mall on Naamans Road in Claymont, Delaware.

According to investigators, a 20-year-old Wilmington woman and another individual went to the mall to pick up Crummell and her one-month-old son.

While at the entrance to the mall, Crummell and the 20-year-old victim became involved in a verbal altercation.

During the altercation, Crummell began striking the victim in the face with her fist. The victim suddenly discovered she was bleeding from the face. Crummell is alleged to have had a razor blade in her hand when she was striking the victim.

The 20-year-old victim was transported to Wilmington Hospital for numerous facial lacerations. The one-month-old was present during the altercation, but was not injured.

Crummell, of Chester, Pa., was arrested for one count each of Assault 1st degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

She was arraigned at JP Court 11 and then committed to the Baylor Correctional center for lack of $40,500 secured bail.

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