Tyler Police Looking For Suspect In Stabbing

Tyler police investigators have secured an arrest warrant for Ginika Denise Hawkins, B/F, age 19, of Tyler, for aggravated assault family violence.  Bond was set at $1,500,000.00 by Judge Getz.

Hawkins was involved in an incident that occurred at her mother's residence 2412 Cartwright, around 9:45 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2008.  Hawkins allegedly entered the residence and stabbed her mother several times with a steak knife and left the scene on foot before officers arrived.  The victim, Monica Hawkins, age 41, of Tyler was transported to East Texas Medical Center.

On January 16, 2008, Ginika Hawkins was arrested for stabbing two individuals at the Cambridge Apartments located on Old Omen Rd.  Hawkins was arrested on-site of the incident and was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, bond was set at $50,000.00.

Police say they need your help in locating this suspect to prevent future violence. Anyone with information on her location is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers, at 903-597-2833.  Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case, or any, felony case.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com