Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Went on Rampage with Knife

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Woman Went on Rampage with Knife

Article excerpt

A WOMAN grabbed a steak knife and went on a wild rampage outside her local corner shop - claiming another customer had been staring at her.

Carla Couperthwaite, 22, chased the man into a convenience store and then repeatedly stabbed at the door with the serrated blade.

During the incident Couperthwaite, of Bolton, spent five minutes trying to get into the Balaton store on Halliwell Road before setting about a second man who happened to be walking down the road.

The second victim was bundled to the ground and appeared to be kicked as Couperthwaite berated him whilst 'frothing at the mouth'.

Police were called to the scene and arrested Couperthwaite at her mother's house nearby. It is thought neither man was injured.

Couperthwaite, who has previous convictions for violence, later admitted she had been drinking heavily. …

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