Bismarck woman charged with aggravated assault after attempting to cut another woman

BISMARCK, N.D. - A 31-year-old Bismarck woman is behind bars after trying to cut another woman’s leg early Friday morning.

According to police, Meralies Figueroa Escobar used a small folding knife to attempt to cut the victim, which caused cuts to the woman's jeans.

Police say the victim tried to get a hold of the knife and in the process got cuts on her forearms..

Police said Figueroa Escobar bit the victim on her right shoulder.

She was arrested for aggravated assault.