Tiffany Higgins attacks boyfriend with knife during argument over phone

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27-year-old Tiffany Mahalia Higgins had a domestic incident with her boyfriend, Troy Williams, at her Bell Road apartment on June 25th. When officers arrived, Higgins and Williams mentioned an earlier incident that occurred late May 29th. At the time, they were dating and having relationship difficulties. Higgins stated that Williams had come over to her apartment to talk. Williams allegedly took her phone during their conversation, put it in his bag, and tried to leave. This prompted Higgins to attempt to retrieve the phone. Williams then grabbed her hand forcefully, leaving her in pain and causing her to release the bag. Higgins explained that she went to the kitchen, picked up a knife, and held it by her side, intending to intimidate Williams. Higgins noted that she kept the knife at her side the entire interaction. Williams told officers that while they struggled over the bag, Higgins grabbed a knife from the kitchen. Williams stated that she lunged at him in a threatening manner. Williams explained that he only grabbed and squeezed her hand until she dropped the knife. Williams added that he feared getting stabbed during the altercation. Following the altercation, Williams reported that he picked up the knife and used it to damage Higgins’ vehicle. A warrant was issued for Higgins’ arrest on June 26th. Higgins was later taken into custody for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on July 8th.

Tiffany Higgins (MNPD)
Tiffany Higgins (MNPD)

Tiffany Mahalia Higgins of Bell Road in Antioch, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on July 8th, charged with aggravated assault. She is free on a $1,500 bond.

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