A Bismarck woman is in jail on charges she attacked another woman with a folding knife.

Meralies Figueroa Escobar, 31, is charged with felony aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon against an adult from the alleged attack around 1 a.m. Friday at an apartment on the 2100 block of East Divide Avenue in Bismarck. 

Court documents say Escobar tried to cut another woman's leg, fraying the woman's jeans. The woman reportedly tried to gain control of the knife but sustained superficial cuts to her arms. 

Escobar also allegedly bit the woman on the top of her right shoulder.

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