Woman stabs victim in head with comb, throws boiling water on her, police say

A Memphis, Tennessee, woman is facing an aggravated assault charge after police said she attacked another woman by stabbing her in the head with a comb and throwing boiling water on her. 

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Vanesha Partee is accused of attacking the victim on Monday.

The victim told officers she and Partee were involved in a verbal fight that turned physical. 

She said Partee threw boiling water on her chest and shoulder, and then stabbed her in the top of the head with a comb. 

The victim was treated for second-degree burns and a gash in her head at Methodist South. 

Partee also filed a police report, but was detained after admitting she threw the boiling water. 

(Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

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