Woman accused of striking man with screwdriver in East Providence

East Providence Police
East Providence Police Department. (WLNE)

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — East Providence police said a woman was arrested after striking a man with a screwdriver.

Police responded to Whelden Avenue Saturday night for a report of a possible stabbing.

Lt. Michael Rapoza said an argument began between a male and female who were both intoxicated.

“During the scuffle, the female struck the male with a screwdriver and cause superficial wounds to the male’s arm,” said Rapoza.

The woman was arrested for felony assault.

The man refused to be taken to the hospital.

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