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PD: Phoenix woman stabs rideshare car used by boyfriend to escape assault

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Dec 09, 2019

PHOENIX — A Valley woman is facing charges after she allegedly chased her boyfriend and stabbed the rideshare car he used to escape from her.

Phoenix police report that in the early morning hours of December 3, 25-year-old Monique Shanice Robinson chased her boyfriend out of their apartment with a butcher knife.

She reportedly chased him into the parking lot, where he was attempting to enter a rideshare vehicle to leave. Robinson allegedly chased him around the car, trying to stab him. When the victim got inside the Uber car, Robinson stabbed the car several times, according to police.

Police found Robinson at the apartment complex near 32nd Street and Thomas Road, with the knife still in her possession. Police say neither her boyfriend nor the rideshare driver were injured.

She has been charged with aggravated assault and criminal damage.

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