A Rockville Centre woman was arrested on April 26 for an assault in the village.
According to police, officers received a call of a woman blocking traffic in front of 115 Hempstead Avenue in Rockville Centre. Upon arrive, police say they saw Farah Lamarre, 35, of Hempstead Avenue, standing in the middle of the road holding what appeared to be a kitchen knife.
As the officer approached, Lamarre allegedly ran out of the street and stabbed a 26-year-old female victim in the shoulder, upper left arm and the right hand. She then proceeded to stab herself in the throat. Police say that Lamarre then quickly got up and ran into her house and locked the door, stopping the officer from getting in.
Police said Lamarre exited her house with additional cuts on her wrists, but ran back in a second time and locked the officer out. When she left her home a third time, police were able to take her into custody.
Both Lamarre and her victim were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.
Lamarre was charged second degree assault, fourth degree possession of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest. She will be arraigned as soon as practical.