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Police: Woman Stabs Cab Driver, Steals Vehicle

7:06 PM, Jan 25, 2013   |    comments
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Shamona McFadden (Image: Richland County Detention Center)

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police have arrested a woman they say stabbed a taxi driver and stole his cab.

Shamona McFadden, 31, is charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, attempted armed robbery, and carjacking.

Officers say on January 23, McFadden demanded money from a cab driver on Falling Springs Road. When he didn't give her the cash, police say she pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the man several times in the head and face.

According to investigators, she then took the cab. The vehicle was later recovered.

Doctors treated and released the victim at the hospital.

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