Meriden woman stabbed another with welding scissors, Hamden police say

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HAMDEN —  A 54-year-old woman from Meriden is facing several charges stemming from a fight back in February.

West Haven Police detained Gloria Williams on December 17, who then turned her over to Hamden police.

Williams is accused in a stabbing incident that occurred on February 21 of this year.

It all started when an officer observed a fight near Morse and Columbus Streets. She approached the large crowd when she heard a female screaming that she had been stabbed.

Police said a 27-year-old woman was trying to intervene in a fight that had broken out between her sister and Williams, when Williams stabbed her. Police said Williams stabbed her with welding scissors.  The victim was transported to  Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical treatment.

Williams was charged with assault in the  2nd degree and breach of peace in the 2nd degree. She is scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on the January 3.