Woman stabbed in the stomach after man took away her phone while she was playing Candy CrushBy Mason White 4:24 AM October 19, 2016
By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly stabbing a woman while she was playing Candy Crush on her cellphone, according to police in Ohio.
Youngstown police said that they have arrested 60-year-old Marvin Jones, after being accused of smacking the phone out of the woman’s hands and stabbing her in the stomach.
In court, Jones pleaded not guilty to one count of felonious assault.
According to the police investigation, Jones and the woman had been drinking heavily and they became intoxicated before an argument broke out.
After Jones smacked the woman’s cellphone out of her hands while she was playing Candy Crush, the fight turned physical.
Jones then stabbed the woman in the stomach. The woman was taken to the St. Elizabeth Hospital, where she is said to be in stable condition.
During questioning, Jones told police that he acted in self defense as the woman held him in a headlock and she tried to stab him.