MANCHESTER, NH – A woman and her daughter were stabbed after getting into a fight with two bicyclists on Lowell Street in what police are calling a case of road rage.
Police arrested Samantha Foss, 24, of Manchester, following the incident, which unfolded as follows, according to a police narrative:
On Dec. 5, 2014, at approximately 7:30 a.m. multiple patrol units responded to the area of 81 Ashland Street for the report of a large altercation. The responding officers spoke with two victims, a 38-year-old woman and her 18-year-old daughter. The mother told police she was driving in the area of Lowell and Ashland streets when two females on bicycles, Foss and Lyndsey Paglieroni, 32, refused to vacate the roadway.
According to police reports, a brief argument ensued between the women and the mother got out of her vehicle and and confronted the two women. This prompted a physical altercation between the mother, her daughter and the two women, Foss and Paglieroni. During the fight, Foss allegedly stabbed the mother in the arm and allegedly stabbed the daughter in the back of the neck. The injuries required medical attention and both were transported to the Elliot Hospital and treated for the non-life threatening injuries.
No information was available from police as to what escalated the fight.
Foss was charged with first degree assault, falsifying physical evidence and convicted felon for possessing a weapon after being previously convicted of a felony level offense. She will appear in the 9th Circuit Court of Manchester on Monday December 8, 2014.