Valdosta woman arrested for aggravated assault and terroristic threats

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Jun 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-06 08:37:40-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - A Valdosta woman has been arrested after police say she threatened a victim on social media and attacked her with a knife outside the victim's apartment.

On Sunday around 11:45 p.m., patrol officers with the Valdosta Police Department responded to a report of a fight in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 1000 block of North Toombs Street.

When officers arrived on scene, the victim told them that Jennifer Murray, 21, had been threatening to hurt her on social media.

She said that before she was able to report the threats, Murray came to her apartment complex and attacked her.

VPD was told that the victim was trying to go to the police station and when she left her apartment, she saw that Murray was standing in the parking lot.

The victim said that Murray, with a knife in her hand, then attacked her. 

She said that fought with Murray and in the process Murray reportedly cut herself on the arm and left the scene afterwards. The victim said that she received superficial injuries, but was not injured with the knife.

VPD says that a witness on scene supported the victim's account.

Police went to talk to Murray, who was at a local hospital receiving treatment for a cut to her arm.

She was taken into custody after receiving medical care and transported to the Lowndes County Jail on charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threats.