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Police respond to fraud call; stabbing

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The Roanoke Rapids Police Department reported officers responded to the following calls Monday:

At approximately 2:45 p.m., Officer A. Green investigated a larceny by employee case at Walmart, Chief Chuck Hasty said in a statement.
Kenra Janay Phelps, 23, of Roanoke Rapids, allegedly on two occasions gave herself refunds. She was charged with larceny by employee and obtaining property by false pretense.
She received a $3,000 bond and May 3 court date.

At 8 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance at Sleep Inn.
They found Camilo Espinosa, 55, and Yvonne Cook, 48, with stab wounds.
Officer M. Hunsucker determined the two allegedly assaulted each other with knives.
Hunsucker arrested and charged both with assault with a deadly weapon causing serious injury. Cook was also served an outstanding criminal summons for filing a false police report.
Both were held without opportunity for bond and have April 12 court dates.
Espinosa was treated by EMS on scene and Cook was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Lieutenant J. Baggett, Sergeant D. Jenkins and Officer C. Fortier assisted.

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