Beacon Journal staff


BARBERTON: A South Van Buren Avenue man and woman were charged with domestic violence following a stabbing incident at their home Jan. 20.



Barberton police and fire personnel responded to the home after the boyfriend, 26, was stabbed in the arm and had a cut on a finger. As officers arrived, a car driven by the stabbing suspect, 24, was identified and stopped at Stanley Avenue and Bell Street.



The girlfriend was arrested and charged after being taken to the police station for questioning.



The boyfriend was charged with felony domestic violence after he was released from a local hospital and turned himself in to police Jan. 21.



Court records indicate he was ordered not to contact the woman and must adhere to other sanctions in a restraining order until the case is resolved.