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Published: Tuesday, 10/5/2004

Bowling Green man, 47, is charged in stabbing

BOWLING GREEN - A local woman was stabbed in the shoulder early yesterday after arguing with an acquaintance over money, police said.

Martha Mendieta, 40, was treated at Wood County Hospital. Police arrested Leon G. Brown, 47, on a charge of felonious assault. He is being held in the Wood County jail.

According to police, Ms. Mendieta had gone to Mr. Brown's East Merry Street apartment, where the two got into an argument. Mr. Brown pulled out a knife and stabbed her about 2:30 a.m., police said.

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