Circle woman arrested in stabbing case

Posted: Monday, February 02, 2009

ANCHORAGE - A 28-year-old Circle woman is under arrest, accused of stabbing a man during an argument.

Alaska State Troopers said Melissa Carroll stabbed the man in the right leg with a steak knife, then jabbed a pair of scissors into his chest.

Troopers said Carroll had been drinking.

Troopers said the man ran off and did not need medical attention. The man's name was not immediately released.

According to troopers, Carroll was arrested but slipped out of her handcuffs and had to be subdued.

Carroll was charged with fourth-degree assault and escape.



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