Apple Valley woman stabbed in face during fight in Hesperia with Adelanto woman


San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 29-year-old Adelanto woman who officials say tried to kill a 37-year-old Apple Valley woman during a stabbing incident in Hesperia.

Deputies responded to the stabbing, which was reported at 3:06 a.m. last Thursday in the 14000 block of Arae Street in Hesperia.

Arriving deputies said the suspect, later identified as Amanda Shute, stabbed the victim in the face with a metal object as the two fought, the sheriff’s office said.

Deputies arrested Shute at the location. In a statement, authorities said Shute also has an outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrant.

Shute was being held at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga, with bail set at over $1 million.

The injured woman was taken by the San Bernardino County Fire Department to a local hospital for treatment. Her condition is unknown.

Sheriff’s officials did not reveal what motivated the suspected attack or if the women knew each other.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Hesperia sheriff’s station at 760-947-1500 or sheriff’s dispatch at 760-956-5001.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the We-Tip Hotline at 800-78CRIME (27463) or wetip.com.

This article originally appeared on Victorville Daily Press: Apple Valley woman stabbed in face during fight with Adelanto woman

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