By Ray King

A $2,500 bond was set Friday for a Pine Bluff woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend during an altercation Thursday.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the bond after ruling prosecutors have probable cause to charge April Cannon, 37, with second-degree domestic battery.

Reading from a probable cause affidavit from Detective Larry Gailey, Deputy Prosecutor Jay Girard said officers were sent to a reported stabbing at a residence in the 2300 block of West 24th at 4:21 a.m. where they found the male victim with a stab wound to the left arm.

He said he and Cannon, who he identified as his girlfriend, had argued because he found the phone number of another man in her bag and confronted her about it. The alleged victim said he decided to leave and as he did, she stabbed him with a kitchen knife. He also said he would not seek medical attention.

Girard said officers located Cannon at another location and when she was interviewed, she said the alleged victim had pulled her hair and tried to hit her and she grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed him in the upper left arm. She said he then left.

Cannon was ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim until the case is settled. She said she would hire her own attorney.