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Woman, 26, man, 19, charged with stabbing, baseball-bat beating of 17-year-old girl in Md.

William Alan Gates, left, and Susan Elizabeth Finzel. (Prince William County Police)

Police say a Manassas woman and a Gainesville man attacked a 17-year-old girl with a baseball bat and a knife during an altercation last week.

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the area of Stagestone Way and Adler Lane in Manassas on December 27 at about 7 p.m., according to a release from Prince William County Police.

Police say the 17-year-old girl and a male acquaintance were in an altercation with Susan Elizabeth Finzel, 26, and William Alan Gates, 19.

Gates hit the girl multiple times with a baseball bat and Finzel stabbed the girl twice with a knife, police say.

The girl went to a hospital for treatment and police were contacted.

Gates and Finzel were arrested the next day. Gates has been charged with assault and battery. Finzel was charged with malicious wounding.

Court dates are scheduled for February 8 for Gates and Finzel.

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