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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A southwestern Illinois woman has been charged with stabbing her boyfriend in the head during a dispute.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that St. Clair County prosecutors charged 34-year-old Christy McDuffie of Belleville with a felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and a misdemeanor count of domestic violence.

The unidentified alleged victim survived. Authorities say he has dated McDuffie on and off during the past seven years.

Authorities allege McDuffie stabbed and punched the man during a domestic dispute June 24.

The cause of the dispute has not been made public.

Online court records don’t show whether McDuffie has an attorney. She does not have a listed home telephone number.
Information from: Belleville News-Democrat,