Newington police have charged a woman with stabbing her boyfriend and assaulting her 89-year-old grandmother.
Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute at 63 Brookside Road around 10:25 a.m. on Thursday. According to police, Debra Drena, 35, was involved in a verbal altercation with her boyfriend that turned physical and stabbed him once in the abdomen. He was taken to the hospital and was treated and released.
Drena also assaulted her grandmother during the fight, police said. The grandmother sustained minor injuries.
Drena's mother called police after she learned her daughter had allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, according to authorities.
Drena was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree assault on the elderly, unlawful restraint, disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree reckless endangerment, and interfering with an emergency call. She was held on $50,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.