Virginia woman arrested, accused of attacking professor with box cutter

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Brittany Burfield

GLEN ALLEN, Va. — A woman is in custody after police say she cut a male professor with a box cutter in his office at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College on Thursday.

Brittany Burfield, 24, is charged with malicious wounding, a felony. Campus police say they apprehended her as she was leaving Burnett Hall, where the professor’s office is located.

Burfield was charged by Virginia State Police, and the professor was taken to VCU Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. She is being held without bond.