Police investigating a report of a stabbing, officers locate a victim, and a woman was detained

Merced police officers arrested a woman after stabbing her stepmother.

Officers responded at around 3:00 to the area of East Donna and G street on Saturday afternoon for reports of a woman who stabbed another woman.

As officers arrived at the residence, the victim pointed at the suspect who was fleeing from the scene.

Officers were able to catch up and detained the suspect.

The victim in her 50’s stated that Aguilar had stabbed her in the neck and the hand with a knife during an argument.

The victim is Aguilar’s adoptive mother police say, she was taken to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries. The victim is in stable condition at this time.

Aguilar was booked into the Merced County Jail for attempted homicide and criminal threats. Merced Police are asking anyone with additional information to contact Officer L. Garcia at 209-769-8003.

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