Woman charged in stabbing
A Thomson woman was jailed Sunday, charged with stabbing a man in the leg and hip.
Clara Few, 46, of 209 Ansley Drive was charged with aggravated assault. Johnny Jones, 44, of Thomson was transported to Medical College of Georgia in Augusta for treatment.
Thomson Police Department officer Tiquila Thompkins said she was patrolling the Robins Street area when she noticed a disturbance. She saw that Jones' pants were covered in blood, and he told her that Few had cut him.
The officer said she approached Few, who was holding a knife and yelling. The officer ordered Few to drop the knife, and Few complied. Thompkins then placed Few under arrest.
Few said she had told Jones to leave, but he did not leave. She said he knocked her to the ground. While she was on the ground, she pulled the knife and cut Jones, she said. Few said she was protecting herself.
Robbery attempt is probed
Thomson police are seeking tips from the public in their investigation of an attempted armed robbery of the BP Station at 418 Jackson St. late Saturday. Ejaz Nazer, who was working the counter at about 10:30 p.m., said a man wearing a mask came into the store, jumped onto the counter, pointed a gun at Nazer, and demanded money. Nazer said he pushed the man off the counter and the man fired the gun, then ran from the store. The bullet was lodged in the wall.
Man charged with forgery
A Warrenton man was charged with first degree forgery after a Thomson police investigation.
Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. teller Marinda M. Fuller told police July 7 that a man attempted to cash a check, but the owner of the account said he did not write the check.
Officer Don Hilson took the report. Capt. Jamie Bridges transported Devarrus P. Reynolds, 20, to jail.