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Texarkana woman charged with robbery after parking lot brawl

Published: Jul. 15, 2016 at 8:01 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2016 at 8:21 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) - A Texarkana woman behind bars nursing some slash wounds after a vicious brawl in a Walmart parking lot with the mother of her brother's child.

Officers with the Texarkana Texas Police Department were called to the the Walmart in the 4000 block of New Boston Road at 6:12 p.m. Thursday, where a disturbance had been reported. They arrived to find the victim with a cut on her arm and several scratches on her face.

The victim told police she was approached by 23-year-old Breana Starks and another woman as she was walking to her car. An argument broke out and it quickly turned into a physical altercation between the three women.

Police say the victim grabbed a box cutter from her vehicle and began to defend herself against the other two women. She says the second woman stole cash from her before they fled.

Police say Starks is the sister of the victim's child's father.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Christus St. Michael with non-life threatening injuries.

Soon after the victim was taken to the hospital, Starks arrived at the emergency room seeking treatment. Police say Starks had deep cuts on her body. She was treated and arrested upon her release and is being held at Bi-State Jail on $25,000 bond.

Police say the case remains under investigation and the arrest of the second woman is expected.

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