Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Dover- The Delaware State Police have arrested a Dover woman after she physically assaulted her boyfriend.
The incident occurred on April 13, 2019 at approximately 4:00 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Kentwood Drive for a report of a domestic incident involving a stabbing. Upon arrival, Troopers located a 32-year-old male victim outside of the residence with an apparent stab wound. It was learned that the victim and his girlfriend, 35-year-old Lenquesha N. Whitehurst had engaged in an argument which led to Whitehurst obtaining a knife. Whitehurst stabbed the victim with the knife, causing serious injury. During this altercation, a 13-year-old child was present in the residence.
The victim was transported to the Kent Bayhealth Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Whitehurst was taken into custody at the residence without incident. She was transported back to Troop 3 where she was charged with the following:
Whitehurst was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and released on $21,000.00 unsecured bond.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe