Assault Leads To Felony Charge For Iowa City Woman

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa City woman faces a felony and other charges for an assault during which she hit a boy with a wrench.

According to Iowa City police criminal complaints, the assault happened Monday around 8:15 p.m. at the 24 building of 2401 Highway 6 East. Police said 27-year-old Stephanie S. Fisher got into an argument with the alleged male victim — who is not identified by name in the complaints — and went into her apartment. Police said Fisher retrieved a kitchen knife, golf club, wrench, utility knife and other items and went back outside to confront the victim.

Police said Fisher and the man got into a verbal argument that escalated when Fisher started throwing the items she had gathered at the man.

One of the items Fisher threw, the wrench, hit the victim's son in the thigh, causing redness and swelling, police said. The age of the boy is not listed in the criminal complaint.

Police said Fisher tried to stab the man with the kitchen knife and then threw it at him. She was arrested and faces charges of going armed with intent, a Class D felony; assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor; and disorderly conduct, a simple misdemeanor.

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