Woman stabs boyfriend in neck with hunting knife, Olympia police say

Staff writersJuly 18, 2013 

Two people were hospitalized after a woman allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the neck off Pacific Avenue in Olympia early Thursday morning. 

The man and woman, both in their late 40s to early 50s, work for a moving company, according to Olympia Sgt. Aaron Jelcick. 

The pair are from out of town and work as a driver and packer for the moving company, according to Olympia Police Department spokesperson Laura Wohl. 

The woman had allegedly been drinking Wednesday night and got into a dispute with her boyfriend in the cab of the semi-truck parked in the 3700 block of Pacific Avenue.

The dispute escalated to her stabbing him with a 6-inch serrated hunting knife, Jelcick said.

"She drove it into his neck," Jelcick said.

Both were taken to the hospital. The man suffered a "very deep wound" to his neck, but neither suffered life-threatening injuries, Wohl said. 

Doctors say the man "is very fortunate to be alive," Jelcick said. 

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