Young Tyler Woman Cuts Herself, Attempts To Stab Friends

A young Tyler woman becomes very upset while in a car with some friends, and begins cutting herself and threatening to cut her friends.

Around 3:45 am this morning, 23 year old Allison Newell was riding in a car with some friends, when she pulled out a pocket knife and began to cut her arms. She then got mad at her friends, and threatened to stab them if they didn't take her where she wanted to go.

Then, according to the victim, Newell then tried to stab him, but he was able to grab her arm and stop her. After that, the victim dropped Newell at her father's house, where Tyler Police later attempted to find her but were unable to do so.

The case is open, and the Major Crimes Unit is handling the follow-up investigation.

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