SHERIFF: Woman arrested after stabbing incident at Fairbury apartment complex

Authorities have arrested a woman accused of stabbing another woman in Fairbury. 
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Authorities have arrested a woman accused of assaulting another woman in Fairbury.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday to an apartment complex at 417 7th St. in Fairbury on reports a stabbing.

Deputies contained the scene and then received a call that the suspect – identified as Courtney Nicholson – was located two blocks north at another apartment complex where she was threatening residents, JCSO said.

Deputies located and arrested Nicholson for first-degree assault, two counts of terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony.

The victim was taken to Jefferson Community Health and Life to be treated for her injuries. Authorities did not provide an update on her condition.



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