On May 18, 2019, Maria Diggs was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault after it was determined that she was the primary aggressor in an altercation that resulted in another female being stabbed in the eye. The incident occurred at a residence on the 300 block of Crescent Street.
Maria Diggs and the victim were arguing on the victim’s 3rd floor fire escape at 2:30 a.m. when it turned physical. Diggs had several lacerations and slashes to her face and body. The victim sustained a deep cut to her left eye, as well as a laceration to her left hand.
Police Officers had responded to the residence earlier in the night after Diggs had OC-sprayed the victim and left the scene.
Maria Diggs was arrested and taken to County Booking without further incident