Last updated: June 25. 2013 11:16AM - 3890 Views
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PITTSTON - A woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges he stabbed a man with scissors.

Lauren Leigh Polinski, 28, of Sand Street, Pittston, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment. She was released on $5,000 unsecured bail.

Police said they found Polinski sitting on her porch just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. She claimed Brian Coyne was inside her residence “flipping out” and trashing the inside.

Coyne was sitting on a couch with stab wounds on his arm and shoulder, police said.

Coyne told police Polinski “started to flip out” and stabbed him with scissors, according to the criminal complaint.

Police said Coyne was transported to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for his injuries.

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