Atmore woman arrested on domestic violence charge Sept. 4

Published 2:08 pm Friday, September 8, 2023

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An Atmore woman was arrested Sept. 4 on a domestic violence charge, according to officials.


Atmore Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Janice Grant, 63, was arrested and charged with domestic violence II.

McMann said at approximately 1:15 a.m. on the day of arrest, APD officers responded to Point Escambia Circle in reference to a domestic disturbance.

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McMann said the officers contacted the family members involved who stated they were arguing when Grant allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed the victim in the leg.

“The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released after seeking treatment,” McMann said.

Grant was then transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton.