One person charged in afternoon stabbing

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A woman is in custody following a stabbing in Rockford.

Davidia Lovett, 36, of Rockford, is charged with aggravated battery of a knife.

Police say the incident happened just after 1 p.m. in the 2300 block of Lucille St. When officers arrived on the scene, they learned a woman, later identified as Lovett, got into a fight with a man.

Lovett stabbed the man in the hand, according to police. Officers also say the man cut Lovett’s hand while trying to get away.

Both were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say the incident was not random.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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