UTICA, NY - Utica Police are investigating a fight and two stabbings near Oneida Square Wednesday morning.
The stabbings happened on Plant Street, near the intersection with State Street, just before 9:00 a.m.
Officers say when they arrived they found one woman who had been stabbed in the back, and another who had been stabbed in the face. Police say a fight between the two women led to them both being stabbed by other individuals.
Police interviewed witnesses and those involved in the alleged incident. As a result of the investigation, police have arrested 22-year-old Martha Vieira and 26-year-old Aleusdy Perezy, both of Utica, on charges of felony second-degree assault. Additional charges my be added.
Police say the victims' injuries are not life-threatening, and there was no danger to the public.