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Liberty woman arrested for stabbing a man in the back


May 2, 2012

On Tuesday May 5th 2012 Village of Liberty Police arrested Cora Ayers, 47 of Liberty after an incident in which she stabbed a 29 year old male acquaintance in his apartment.

Police were called to Chestnut Street in the Village of Liberty shortly before 3:00pm for reports of a stabbing victim. A brief investigation revealed that Ayers had stabbed the victim one time with a kitchen knife in the back.

The victim was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center, although his injuries were believed to be non-life threatening. Ayers was charged with Assault in the 2nd degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree, both felonies and criminal mischief in the fourth degree a misdemeanor. Ayers was held at the Liberty Police Department pending arraignment in the Town of Liberty Court.