Police identify suspect involved in Sunday stabbing

Ashley Ruth, 30, of Lubbock
Ashley Ruth, 30, of Lubbock(Lubbock County Detention Center)
Updated: Oct. 21, 2019 at 11:41 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock Police Department Officers responded to a domestic dispute in progress at approximately 5:40 p.m. Oct. 20 at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 4205 34th Street.

The domestic dispute began at 30-year-old Ashely Ruth’s apartment, where Tiffani Britten, 24, her sister Tiandrea Russell, 23, and her mother Tamara Russell, 44, argued and fought with Ruth and an additional suspect.

Ruth produced a knife and caused Tiandrea Russell minor injury, according to police. The victims ran to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts and contacted police. Ruth and the suspect followed them.

Officers arrived shortly after and arrested Ruth on charges of aggravated assault and on misdemeanor warrants.

She is currently being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

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