Newhall woman arrested in alleged knife-chasing incident

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Deputies arrested a Newhall woman on an assault charge Sunday morning after she was accused of chasing her neighbor with a knife, officials said. Shortly after midnight Saturday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station were called to an address in Newhall for reports of a person with a knife. “Deputies responded Sunday morning around 12:30 a.m. to the 24800 block of Railroad Avenue, (in) Newhall, regarding a person with a knife call,” Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station. “There was a dispute between the victim and the suspect – they are neighbors,” Miller said. “The suspect allegedly produced a knife, pointed it at the victim, and chased him.” A 45-year-old woman who works in retail was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon charges. She is scheduled to appear in San Fernando Superior Court Tuesday. [email protected] 661-287-5527 On Twitter @jamesarthurholt