Teen arrested for allegedly stabbing boyfriend

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A local man is recovering after police say he was stabbed several times by his girlfriend.

It happened late Saturday night in the parking lot of apartments on Lamore Street, not far from the intersection of Forrest Road and Reese Road.

According to reports, 23-year-old Devonte Fleming was stabbed in the chest and face with a knife by 17-year-old Jessica Burtin.

Burtin was arrested at the scene and charged with aggravated assault.

Fleming was taken to the hospital and is listed in fair condition, suffering from multiple puncture wounds.

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