New York State Police say a Delaware County woman is accused of slashing a person across the chest during an argument.

42 year old Nichole Proper of Margaretville was arrested at 10:49 p.m. February 28 and charged with felony assault, misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.

Troopers say they determined during an argument at Proper’s home, she reportedly raised a kitchen knife and slashed the victim, inflicting a superficial wound.  In addition, investigators say Proper and the victim allegedly struggled over another knife while a child in the home called 911.

Proper was sent to the Delaware County Jail.