TOPSFIELD (CBS) — A woman was taken to the hospital on Saturday after cutting herself by accident at the Topsfield Fair. Officials say she was at the 4-H Horse Show when she cut herself replacing a zip-tie.
The Topsfield Fair said in a statement that the woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Initially, first responders received information that the incident may have been a stabbing. They later learned it was an accident.
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— Topsfield Fair (@TopsfieldFair) October 9, 2021
“There is no threat to any workers, exhibitors, or patrons of the Topsfield Fair or general public,” said the Topsfield Fire Department and Police Department in a joint statement.
The incident took place around 4:45 p.m.