A Blair County woman charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault and more for a stabbing in November of 2021 will have Jury Selection for her Trial on October 17th. According to Police, Melissa Thompson grabbed a victim at “The Palace” in Altoona and began a verbal argument.
Investigators say surveillance video shows the two arguing and the victim slap Thompson. They say it shows Thompson repeatedly swinging at the victim. Bouncers separated the two and noticed 2 large cuts on the victim’s neck and chest area – which required surgery.