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Charges filed in Fayette Co. knife attack

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FAYETTE CO. (KWWL) - A Wadena woman now faces charges after a July knife attack.

The Fayette County sheriff's office says 19-year old Samatha Petersen attacked an 18-year-old girl with a butcher knife after an argument July 27th.

Alyssa Gill was treated for a stab wound to the chest.

Petersen was taken to University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa city for a mental evalution, and is now being held in the Fayette County Jail on the attempted murder charge.

She's being held on $100,000 bond.

Online producer:  Adam Amdor

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