NIAGARA FALLS – Two were charged just before 1 a.m. Sunday in an armed assault on a 22-year-old Falls woman.

Aaron D. Jackson, 44, of Ontario Avenue, was charged with third-degree assault, and accused of punching the woman in the face while she was in her wheelchair in the Colt Block apartment complex, in the 2100 block of Main Street.

Miriam R. Jackson, 47, of Main Street, was charged with second-degree assault with a weapon and second-degree menacing.

The victim said she was able to escape from Aaron Jackson and grabbed a knife to protect herself. She said Miriam Jackson then grabbed the knife and held it to her throat. The victim said when she tried to grab the knife her finger was deeply cut when Miriam Jackson pulled the knife away, according to a police report.