Woman, 47, charged in Fairhill stabbing

A Fairhill woman has been charged in a brutal stabbing from over the weekend.

Police said Mary Grayson, 47, has been charged with aggravated assault and related charges for the Saturday incident. According to authorities, Grayson stabbed a 37-year-old woman multiple times on Allegheny Avenue near Front Street at about 2:46 a.m.

The victim was taken to Temple Hospital in critical condition.

Grayson, who resides on the same block as the stabbing, was arrested at the scene. She has several prior arrests dating back to 1985. In 2009, she pleaded guilty to DUI and false identification to law enforcement, and in 1995, she pleaded guilty to robbery and simple assault.

The motive in Saturday's incident has not been released.

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