Portland woman charged with assault after allegedly attacking man with fork and butter knife

Posted Dec. 07, 2010, at 8:15 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police here allege a local woman attacked a man with eating utensils after he interrupted her stealing his laptop.

Miranda Snowdon, 25, was retrieving some of her personal belongings Saturday from an apartment on Cumberland Avenue when she allegedly tried to steal the resident’s laptop. Police say a confrontation followed, during which Snowdon grabbed the nearby utensils and managed to cause a minor cut to the resident.

The Portland Press Herald reports Snowdon is being held at Cumberland County Jail.