HACKETTSTOWN, NJ - A Roxbury woman grabbed a knife and waved it around during a 2 a.m. dispute outside a Hackettstown pub before being tackled and disarmed, police said.
The woman, Alana Mitchell, 22, of Succasunna, ended up being charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to Hackettstown police.
They said the July 20 incident began shortly after 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Bea McNally's on Grand Avenue. Police said they were told about a woman "wielding a knife."
They said they determined Mitchell became involved in a "physical dispute" with a group of other women. "During the dispute, Alana went to her vehicle and retrieved a six-inch folding knife," said police. "Alana then started swinging the knife back and forth in front of the crowd until she was tackled and disarmed by another person."
Mitchell was taken to Hackettstown Medical Center and then placed in the Warren County Jail pending a court appearance, police said. They said they were assisted by officers from Mansfield and Independence.