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Two stabbed in Halifax County

Posted June 2, 2011 6:42 a.m. EDT

— Halifax County deputies arrested a man and a woman in connection with two separate stabbings Wednesday evening.

Sgt. Joe Sealey said that John Bradley Jr., 63, of Enfield, stabbed a person in the stomach along N.C. Highway 561 around 7 p.m.

Bradley was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He was given a $50,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court June 14.

About 1½ hours after the first stabbing, another person was stabbed in the upper back in the Halifax area, Sealey said.

In that case, Phyllis Renee Mcgee, 47, of Weldon, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and second-degree trespassing. She was given a $5,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court June 8.