Man stabbed in St. Petersburg after rebuffing woman's sexual advances, police say

ST. PETERSBURG – A woman who made sexual advances on an acquaintance outside a liquor store stabbed the man with scissors after he rebuffed her, police said.

Denise Vanistella Williams, 50, was in the parking lot of the Dam New York Liquor Store, 1443 16th St. S, at about 2 a.m. Tuesday. An acquaintance who frequents the store was there, too.

Williams made sexual advances toward the acquaintance. He rebuffed her. She then stabbed the man with a small blue-handled scissors, giving him a six inch cut to his left arm, police said.

She was arrested later on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Man stabbed in St. Petersburg after rebuffing woman's sexual advances, police say 08/24/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 5:15pm]

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