Newport Police Department announced in a press release this morning that on January 23, 2019 at about 11:23 p.m., Newport Police Officers responded to a Bellevue Avenue business parking lot for a report of a stabbing.

28 year old Crystal Lynn Cordeiro of Newport was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Simple Assault.

The 34 year old local male victim was transported to Newport Hospital and then transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. His status is unknown at this time.

This incident is still under investigation.

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