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      Utica woman accused of slashing boyfriend with steak knife

      Julie Babitz



      A Utica woman is arrested after a domestic dispute turned violent.



      Utica Police officers were called to 1434 Genesee Street at about 7:16 am Saturday for a domestic dispute call.



      Officers say 27-year-old Julie Babitz accused her boyfriend of cheating on her, and during the argument, cut him with a steak knife. Officers say the boyfriend had a restraining order against Babitz, mandating that she refrain from assaulting him.



      Babitz was arrested and charged with second degree assault and aggravated criminal contempt.


      The 26-year-old boyfriend was treated for a cut to his arm and released.

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