Woman charged after potato peeler stabbing outside Vancouver nightclub

Packing a potato peeler has landed a Vancouver woman in the stew. Charges of assault and assault with a weapon have been laid against 25-year-old Yurub Mohammed Arte following an incident early Monday morning outside a Vancouver nightclub.

VANCOUVER — Packing a potato peeler has landed a Vancouver woman in the stew.

Charges of assault and assault with a weapon have been laid against 25-year-old Yurub Mohammed Arte following an incident early Monday morning outside a Vancouver nightclub.

Police say they were called to the Republic Nightclub at around 2 a.m. after reports a 20-year-old woman had been stabbed in the ear with a potato peeler.

Nightclub staff were holding a suspect by the time police arrived.

The victim is recovering from minor injuries but needed hospital treatment for a slight wound to her ear.

She also suffered a bite wound to her chest.

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