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Manchester woman charged after hotel stabbing

Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:09 am

By Wayne Thomas, Staff Writer

A Manchester woman was arrested on charges of aggravated assault following a stabbing incident.

Teresa Marie Short, 33, of Geneva Road, was charged with aggravated assault and violation of probation after she allegedly stabbed a man while at the Royal Inn in Manchester on Expressway Drive.

Teresa Short

On Thursday (Nov. 23) Manchester Police Department Officer Jason Fowler was dispatched to the motel but located the victim who had walked to the Subway on Hillsboro Boulevard. He told the officer that Short stabbed him during an altercation. Warrants state that the victim had an approximately 1-inch stab wound to the chest. The unidentified person was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of the wound.

Short was later located by Coffee County Sheriff’s deputies on Noland Road in Manchester. She was arrested on the assault charge. Her bond was set at $115,000. She appeared in Coffee County General Sessions Court Nov. 28.