Suspect on the run after cutting 16-year-old girl

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A Columbus woman is on the run after police say she cut a teen with a knife.

Columbus police tell News Leader Nine 27-year-old Monica House attacked a 16-year-old girl outside her home at Avalon Apartments Saturday night.

The victim told police House yelled and cursed at her then pushed her and cut her in the chest with a knife. When the victim's mother tried to help her daughter, she was also hit.

A warrant for House's arrest has been issued. She is facing aggravated assault and battery charges.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts can call the Columbus Police Department at 706-653-3400. 

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