COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Columbia Police officers say a woman arrested late Tuesday evening and after allegedly cutting two other women with a sharp object at the main branch of the Richland County Public Library will face additional charges after she lied about her identity.
CPD says 32-year-old Monique Tamahr Stroman has been charged of two counts of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. She’s also expected to be charged with providing false information to police after investigators said she lied to officers about her real name.
Investigators say Stroman got into an argument with the two victims before 7:00 p.m. inside the library on Assembly Street.
Police say after the argument, Stroman reached into her pocket and pulled out what investigators believe to be a box cutter or another similarly sharp object, and cut both victims in the face.
The victims were not seriously injured, but they were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Stroman, who has no permanent address, was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.