Two arrested for stabbing pregnant Princeton woman


A Pregnant woman is stabbed and robbed at her home near Princeton, WV, and her attackers are people she knows, according to police report from the Mercer County Sheriff’s.  Deputies said they arrested two people in the investigation, Christopher Skeens and Brandy Hubbard.

According to deputies, they went to the home of Stephanie Lucas, 23, of Princeton on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.  The couple were apparently going there to borrow money, but investigators said they stabbed Lucas and robbed her.  

 “Deputies arrived on scene found a 23 year old Stephanie Lucas had been stabbed. She said she had been stabbed during the course of a robbery. She said her and her husband were robbed by two people that were known to her,” Captain Joe Parks said.

Parks said the two were later stopped and arrested on foot by Princeton Police.  

“We actually got a hold of the state police they deployed a K-9 unit and they had extra officers that were out doing a lot police work and they just happen to have a National Guard helicopter at their disposal,” Parks said. 

Skeens and Hubbard have been charged with Malicious Wounding, First Degree Robbery and Conspiracy.  

Lucas was taken to Princeton Community Hospital. Deputies say Lucas suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery. 

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