Atmore woman arrested, charged with assault after stabbing
Published 2:36 pm Friday, August 18, 2023
An Atmore woman was arrested Aug. 14 on assault charges after allegedly stabbing two others, according to officials.
Atmore Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Darianna Seltzer, 21, was arrested and charged with two counts of assault II.
McMann said at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Monday, APD officers responded to Houston Avery Park in reference to a disturbance, however.
“When officers arrived at the park, they found there was no disturbance,” McMann said. “The officers left the park and an officer drove up on a disturbance at the intersection of East Sunset and Harris Streets.
“Several vehicles immediately started leaving the area,” McMann added. “The officer conducted a traffic stop on one of the vehicles and discovered one of the occupants had been stabbed and a second victim had also been stabbed.”
McMann said both victims told the officer that Seltzer allegedly stabbed the victim and gave a description of her vehicle. Seltzer was located by officers a short time later and taken into custody, he added.
Seltzer was then transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.