Portland woman charged after stabbing on Saturday

Nov. 19—A Portland woman was charged with aggravated assault Saturday afternoon after police responded to a report of a stabbing, according to the Portland Police Department.

Police responded to an incident at 195 Kennebec St. at 2:06 p.m. when witnesses reported a person approached a car with a large knife and appeared to stab a person multiple times as the person was in a vehicle.

Police say Marwa Mohammed, 21, fled and was later stopped in Westbrook with assistance from the Westbrook Police Department, and brought in for questioning and charged, police said.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was brought to Maine Medical Center, police said.

Mohammed was also charged with possession of 2.5 grams of cocaine base and transported to the Cumberland County Jail., according to a statement released Sunday from Brad Nadeau of the Portland Police Department.

Police are not releasing further details, and stressed the stabbing is under investigation. Police are asking that anyone who has any information that can assist in this case call police at 207-874-8575.

To provide information anonymously, call 207-874-8584 and leave a message on the department's crime tip line. People can also test the keyword "PPDME" and the message to 847411 (TIP411).