Warner Robins man charged with aggravated assault in stabbing

bpurser@macon.comOctober 3, 2012 

WARNER ROBINS -- An 18-year-old Warner Robins man is accused of stabbing a woman he knew while she was out walking shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday, police records indicate.

Henry Antonio Booker was arrested at his Vicki Drive residence in Warner Robins shortly after the stabbing incident near Myrtle and Green streets, a Warner Robins police report stated.

He admitted to stabbing the woman, who was treated for a non-life-threatening wound to the lower left abdomen at Houston Medical Center, the report stated. Police found a bloody knife in his pants pocket, the report stated.

The 38-year-old woman told police she was walking south on Myrtle Street, and Booker walked up to her and, said, “I got your knife.” He then stabbed her, the report stated.

The victim, who knew Booker, told police she and Booker had been at her sister’s home in Macon on Monday, and Booker took her knife then, the report stated. The knife had a 4-inch blade.

The motive for the stabbing was not known, said Tabitha Pugh, public information officer for Warner Robins police.

To contact writer Becky Purser, call 256-9559.

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