A 38-year-old homeless woman was scheduled to make her initial appearance in a Hilo District courtroom this morning after being charged with stabbing her boyfriend earlier this week.
Faylana Fromm was arrested Tuesday and charged Thursday with first-degree assault. Her bail was set at $5,000.
Hilo police said that a 48-year-old man was stabbed on the right side of his body by his girlfriend, who was living with him in a tent in the brush area off Wainaku Avenue.
The victim was taken to Hilo Medical Center and is in stable condition.
Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311 or contact Detective Jesse Kerr at 961-8843 or firstname.lastname@example.org.