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READING, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a dispute over candy spurred a woman to stab her roommate.

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Reading police say 54-year-old city resident Tracy Mitchell faces charges of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and other counts stemming from the stabbing that occurred around 2:30 a.m. Monday.

The victim claimed Mitchell was holding a pocket knife in one hand and a picture frame in the other as they argued in their apartment. She said Mitchell tried to strike her with the picture frame as they both fell to the floor.

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The woman said she tried to hold Mitchell on the ground but Mitchell stabbed her once in the leg. Mitchell left the apartment a short time later.

It wasn’t known Tuesday if Mitchell has retained an attorney.

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