Two Passaic New Jersey women were arrested after they allegedly assaulted a co-worker in Fairfield, NJ.
The violent incident occurred just before 4:00 p.m. Four women were carpooling to work at David’s Cookies when two of the women got into an argument over an undisclosed matter.
When the van arrived at its destination in Fairfield, the occupants got out of the vehicle and two of the women allegedly assaulted the victim. According to authorities, one of the suspects held the victim on the ground and the other suspect stabbed her with a knife.
The fourth woman in the van reportedly helped to hide the weapon after the attack.
The two main suspects are a 33-year-old Passaic woman and a 34-year-old Passaic woman. The victim, a 40-year-old female from Passaic, was treated for her stab wounds at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.
The two suspects face criminal charges for aggravated assault. Meanwhile, the third woman accused of hiding the knife after the assault faces charges for tampering with evidence.
After being placed under arrest and processed, the three suspects were remanded to the Essex County Jail in Newark NJ on bail amounts that range from $10,000 to $50,000.
To learn more about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Carpooling Co-Workers’ Argument Ends in Fairfield Stabbing, Cops Say.”