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Mother arrested for stabbing son during dispute

Published On: Jul 01 2013 11:18:00 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2013 07:49:36 PM CDT
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OROVILLE, Calif. -

An argument between a mother and her son ended with the mother in jail and the son in the hospital.

Butte County sheriff's deputies were called out to a home on Galaxy Avenue in Oroville at 4 a.m. Friday.

A 20-year-old man was lying on the ground with a stab wound.

Deputies said the victim and his mother, 43-year-old Cheryl Edwards got into an argument and she stabbed him in the back when he tried to walk away.

Edwards was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.  Her son was taken to the hospital.