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Woman slashes daughter during argument over hair appointment, police say

Tonya Dove, 49, charged with aggravated assault

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have arrested a woman who they say slashed her daughter on the arm with a knife during an argument about a missed hair appointment.

Tonya Dove, 49, was arrested Monday in connection with the incident, which happened June 21. 

An arrest warrant affidavit said Dove was riding in a car with her 18-year-old daughter when the two began to argue about a missed hair appointment.

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It said the daughter was blaming Dove for not taking her to the appointment.

At one point, they both got out of the car, and police say Dove pulled out a knife and slashed her daughter on her bicep.

The 18-year-old was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Officers did not find Dove at the scene when they arrived.

However, she was booked into jail Monday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.


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