Police say the woman stabbed roommate during the debate about candy

READING, Pa. – Authorities say a woman stabbed her roommate during a dispute over candy, injuring the victim’s leg.

Reading police say the 54-year-old Tracy Mitchell of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment a result of the stabbing around 2:30 p.m., Monday.

The victim claims Mitchell was a pocket-knife in one hand and a picture frame in the other as they argued in their apartment. She said Mitchell tried to save her with the photo frame as they both fell to the floor.

The woman says that she tried to keep Mitchell on the ground, but Mitchell stuck her once in the leg. Mitchell left the apartment shortly thereafter.

It was unclear Tuesday if Mitchell has retained an attorney.

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