• Florida woman arrested after dispute over slice of pizza turns violent, police say

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    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - A Florida woman is behind bars after a dispute over a slice of pizza turned violent, deputies said.

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    The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office arrested De'Erica Lashae Cooks, 22, after she threatened to cut a woman with a knife after the woman said she could not have a slice of pizza, authorities said.

    Deputies responded to reports that Cooks said she would cut the victim, as she was holding a knife she was using to cut potatoes. 

    A witness was able to restrain Cooks while she was attempting to stab the victim with the knife, authorities said.

    Cooks was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was transported to the St. Johns County Jail, according to SJSO.

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