DECATUR — A dispute over groceries between two Decatur women ended with one of the women being stabbed and cut with a butcher knife and hit in the head with a packet of frozen fish, police said.

A sworn police affidavit said trouble began Sunday afternoon between the women ages 26 and 25. The 25-year-old wanted to move out, and they fought over what groceries she might take, leading the 26-year-old to stab her in the stomach with the knife, as well hitting her and smacking her in the back of the head with the frozen fish, the affidavit said.

The stabbing victim also suffered a cut to her left hand caused, she said, by grabbing the knife blade to avoid being stabbed again.

The 26-year-old woman denied stabbing the other woman deliberately. The 26-year-old was arrested on preliminary charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and domestic battery. Preliminary charges are subject to review by the Macon County State’s Attorney’s Office.

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