St. Augustine woman threatens to cut woman after she denies her slice of pizza

Suspect was transported to St. Johns County jail

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — 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, SJSO says.

Deputies arrived to the address of the incident after reports that Cooks stated she would cut the victim, as she was holding a knife she was using to cut potatoes.

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

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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