A domestic incident at a dollar store in Iota has sent one person to jail and another to a local hospital. Police in Iota were called the Dollar General Store in Iota about 2 pm yesterday after a woman with a knife allegedly attacked two people in the store.

The incident is believed to have started as an altercation between a former boyfriend and girlfriend. In that altercation, it is believed that India Mayne of Eunice got into a fight with her former boyfriend while he was in the store with his current girlfriend.

While it is not exactly clear what started the altercation it is believed that Mayne punched the boyfriend in the face. She then reached for a knife and allegedly stabbed the current girlfriend three times.

Police say that Mayne was arrested and charged with simple battery and also with aggravated battery. The woman who was stabbed was taken to a local hospital where she was treated and released later the same day. The boyfriend did not sustain any serious injuries.

Mayne is currently being held in the Acadia Parish Jail, bond has yet to be set in this case.


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