Police: Man stabbed woman over bag of chips in NC

RALEIGH, NC -- An arrest warrant filed in Raleigh alleges a Rocky Mount man stabbed a woman over a $1.50 bag of jalapeno cheese chips early Sunday morning.

Thomas Mercer, 33, was arrested in the incident on South Wilmington Street just after 4 a.m.

He's charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Mercer allegedly used a knife to attack the woman to get the chips.

The victim's injuries were not life threatening.

Bond was set at $250,000. null
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