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Florida woman accused of stabbing boyfriend -- for ignoring her birthday

Crystal Garlin arrested on battery charge

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – A Florida woman stabbed her boyfriend after he ignored her birthday wish, officials said.

USA Today reports Crystal Garlin, of Fort Myers, was angry that her boyfriend refused to pay to get her hair and nails done for her birthday last Friday.

During a fight between the two, Garlin pulled a knife, officials said. The boyfriend suffered wounds to his hand when he attempted to grab the weapon.

According to a police report, Garlin claims the boyfriend cut his hand while attempting to climb through a broken window.

The boyfriend refused medical treatment and would not discuss the incident with police.

Garlin was arrested on charges of battery causing great bodily harm.