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Deborah Ann Knights, 53, of Taneytown, was charged with one count of assault in the second degree.
Deborah Ann Knights, 53, of Taneytown, was charged with one count of assault in the second degree. (Carroll County Sheriffs Office / HANDOUT)

A Taneytown woman was charged Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted a man.

Deborah Ann Knights, 53, of York Street, was charged with one count of assault in the second degree. She was released on her own recognizance as of Wednesday, according to electronic court records.

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According to the statement of probable cause, Knights allegedly scratched and spit in the face of the victim.

Knights claimed that the victim used his body weight to maneuver her out of the way but she did not suffer any bruising or injuries, according to the statement.

Knights could not be reached at the time of publication.

A trial is scheduled for October 23.

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