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Woman arrested after stabbing in Ocean Beach

crime sceneSAN DIEGO – A 44-year-old woman who stabbed a man in the forearm during an argument in Ocean Beach and threatened to kill a witness, was in police custody Saturday, authorities said. 

The stabbing occurred just before 9:15 p.m., in the 5000 block of Newport Avenue, said San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

The woman ran away, but a witness followed her, Stafford said. At one point, the woman turned and threatened to kill the witness, he said.

Officers arrived and arrested the woman on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making criminal threats, Stafford said.

The man who was stabbed was taken to a hospital.