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Thibodaux woman slashed victim in neck with box cutter, police say

Shawna Waller, 37, is accused of aggravated second degree battery (Source: Thibodaux Police Department). Shawna Waller, 37, is accused of aggravated second degree battery (Source: Thibodaux Police Department).
THIBODAUX, LA (WVUE) -

A Thibodaux woman was arrested on Sunday after cutting a female victim with a box cutter, according to the Thibodaux Police Department.

Shawna Waller, 37, is accused of aggravated second degree battery.

Officers say that Waller was seen walking with the victim’s boyfriend at MLK Park in Thibodaux. The victim approached Waller and the altercation turned physical, police say.

Police say Waller swung at the victim with a box cutter, slicing her in the neck and hand. The victim was transported to Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Her condition is unknown.

The suspect fled the scene. Police say they later found Waller trying to leave a bar on Narrow Street and East 10th Street. She was arrested, but denied using a box cutter in the attack, police say.

She is being held at the Lafourche Parish Detention Center awaiting her bond to be set.

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