From the Aberdeen Police Department:
At 10:47 PM last night officers responded to the Travelodge Hotel in the 800 block of W. Bel Air to investigate a reported stabbing.
Arriving officers located Christina M Brown 39, of Bel Air in the parking lot suffering from a stab wound to her abdomen. Brown was stabbed after becoming involved in an argument with another female at the hotel. Brown was stabilized at the scene by Aberdeen Fire Department paramedics and transported to Shock Trauma by land.
Officers were able to locate several witnesses and a suspect and suspect vehicle description were developed. A short time later the Havre de Grace Police stopped the suspect vehicle in the 1000 block of Pulaski Highway.
The subsequent investigation has resulted in the arrest of Natasha A Vargas 23, of Havre de Grace. Vargas is charged with Attempted Murder, First and Second Degree Assault she is currently awaiting a bond review. Brown is in stable condition at Shock Trauma. Investigators are still trying to determine what started the argument between Brown and Vargas.
Anyone with information on either of the incidents is asked to call the Aberdeen Police Department, Criminal Investigations Section at 410-272-2121.