MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) -- Around 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Meriden Police were dispatched to the corner of Twiss St. and Miller St. for the report of a male who had been stabbed inside a vehicle.
Officers say that Anthony Lyons, 44, was found with a serious stab wound to his leg. He was immediately transported to Midstate Medical Center, where he was stabilized and brought into surgery.
The suspect has been identified as Lyons's girlfriend, Tabatha Cornell, 42.
Cornell initially fled from the scene, but later turned herself in after speaking with a detective on the phone. She was subsequently interviewed and cooperated with the investigation.
Several items of evidence were recovered from the scene of the stabbing, including some clothing. The vehicle occupied by Lyons was impounded as well.
Cornell was charged with assault in the first degree and criminal violation of a protective order.
She was arraigned on Friday, where her bond was lowered to $150,000.