HEMPSTEAD - Police say a Hempstead woman is accused of stabbing a man in the face.

The incident happened at a home on Van Cott Avenue in Hempstead around 10 p.m. Saturday. According to police, Kristina Clarke, 31, lives in the home.

Police say Clarke stabbed the man after he punched her in the face. The man has not been identified and there is no word on how seriously he was hurt.

Clarke is charged with assault and weapons possession.