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Patricia Phelps, 19, Allegedly Stabbed Ex-Boyfriend In Attempted Homicide In Vermont

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Phelps was taken in Sunday morning in Burlington for the attempted homicide of her ex-boyfriend.
Phelps was taken in Sunday morning in Burlington for the attempted homicide of her ex-boyfriend.

At around 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, 19-year-old Patricia Phelps allegedly stabbed her 27-year-old ex-boyfriend in the abdomen at a street intersection in Burlington, Vt.

The victim -- whose name has not yet been released -- was transported to the Fletcher Allen Health Care facility, where he underwent surgery. According to the Burlington Free Press, his injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

As of Sunday night, police had taken Phelps into custody at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility. The Burlington Police Department told The Huffington Post that the suspect will be arraigned today for attempted murder. No specific motive for the crime has been revealed.

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