NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- 33-year-old Faith Sawyer was arrested yesterday for stabbing her boyfriend.

The 38-year-old man told police the two had been arguing when Sawyer went after him with a knife.

The victim also said he was kicked in the stomach and cut when he was trying to take the knife away.

Sawyer said the victim charged at her.

She is charged with unlawful wounding.