York City woman accused of stabbing boyfriend six times

A York City woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend six times last month, sending him to York Hospital, according to police.

York City Police say Janice Laykishia Fisher, 38, stabbed her boyfriend with a knife  Feb. 24.

Fisher, of the 100 block of North George Street, is charged with aggravated assault and simple assault.

Janice Fisher

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Stabbing: Police were sent to Fisher's home about 2 p.m. Feb. 24 after someone reported that Fisher was seen chasing her boyfriend outside her apartment with a knife, court documents state.

When police arrived, they found a small pool of blood in the hallway, officials said.

Police knocked on Fisher's door and found her boyfriend hunched over, court documents state. Blood was seen on his right arm just below his elbow, and there was blood on his T-shirt in the area of his left upper back, officials said. 

Police found three stab wounds on his back, along with two cuts and two other stab wounds to his chest, charging documents state.

The responding officer found multiple knives scattered on the floor in the kitchen, officials said. The officer could see that a struggle took place inside the apartment.

The man told police that he was having an argument with Fisher when she picked up a knife and came after him, police said.

He  wrestled one knife from her, police say, but she got another knife and came back at him.  

The man was taken to York Hospital, and he had a chest tube inserted to relieve pressure  on his lung, charging documents state. 

Fisher was arrested and arraigned on the charges that night, according to online court records. She remains in York County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail.

Her attorney did not return a message seeking comment. 

Fisher's preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, March 9, at District Judge Joel Toluba's office.

 — Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.