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UPDATE: Dothan Woman Charged with Attempted Murder

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UPDATE: This story was updated at 4:58 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23.

On July 22 the Dothan Police Department took Tareka Stoddart, 35, of Academy Street, into custody after issuing warrants for her arrest.

Investigators say on July 19, a white male, was stabbed in the chest with an unknown metal object, after a verbal altercation turned physical. While conducting interviews with witnesses to the incident, Stoddart was identified as the person responsible for the assault.

Once in police custody, Stoddart was charged with attempted murder. Her bond has been set at $250,000.
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UPDATE: This story was updated at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, July 22.

Dothan Police now have Tareka Stoddart in custody. She was wanted by authorities after allegedly stabbing a man in the chest on Friday, July 19.
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On July 19, 2013 the Dothan Police Department responded to the 800 block of North Cherry Street in reference to an edged weapon assault which left one subject in critical condition.

Investigators say the victim, a white male, was stabbed in the chest with an unknown metal object. While conducting interviews with witnesses to the incident, Tareka Stoddart was identified as the person responsible for the assault. The victim was transported to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center where he remains in critical condition.

The Dothan Police Department is seeking the help of our local community in locating Tareka Stoddart, who is wanted for attempted murder. Stoddart is a black female, who stands at 5-feet 6-inches and weighs approximately 140 pounds.


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