A 36 year-old Evanston woman was charged with aggravated battery after allegedly stabbing another woman in the rear of Evanston Township High School near the running track, said Commander Tom Guenther, public information officer the Evanston Police Department.
Police responded to the scene on Sept. 27 at 7:50 p.m. and located the victim in the rear of the school near the running track, said the Commander. The victim had sustained three non-life threatening stab wounds to her back and left shoulder, he said. Evanston fire paramedics treated and then transported the victim to a local hospital.
Police quickly identified a suspect, who was taken into custody, said the Commander. Police learned that the victim and the suspect knew each other for ten years, and that earlier in the day they had a verbal argument concerning a man, said the Commander. Later in the day the victim went to ETHS to watch a relative during football practice. During the practice the suspect confronted the victim and a verbal argument arose, which escalated into a physical confrontation and the stabbing of the victim three times with a small kitchen type knife, said the Commander.
A court date is set for Nov. 9.