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Harrisburg, PA (The Weekly Vice) - Arica Broadus, an 18-year-old Pennsylvania woman was jailed Sunday after she allegedly tried to tear a medical device out of her boyfriend's chest because she thought he was going to cheat on her.
According to police, Broadus became suspicious of her 28-year-old boyfriend Sunday afternoon when he informed her that he was going to the store.
Broadus accused her boyfriend of "going to see girls" and proceeded to follow him to the store. She then attacked the victim near the intersection of Derry and Mulberry streets after threatening to kill him.
Investigators say Broadus grabbed a catheter that had been surgically placed in the victim's chest for medical reasons, and attempted to pull it out.
When police arrived, the victim's catheter had been partially torn from his chest. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Broadus was taken into custody a short time later.
Broadus was booked into jail and charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and making terroristic threats.
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