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Female slashed in the throat in Pottsville

Female slashed in the throat in Pottsville

POTTSVILLE, Pa. - New details have been released in a stabbing that sent a Pottsville woman in the hospital.

Police say Ariel Colon was riding in a car with a group of people early Saturday morning when Colon was asked to get out.

Officials say he refused and got into a physical altercation with a woman in the car, slicing her in the throat.

Police say Colon took off on foot, but was arrested a few hours later.

The woman suffered a five-inch stab wound.

She has since been released from the hospital.

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