Woman stabs her boyfriend in Boone County

Melinda Burt (Source Boone County Detention Center)
Melinda Burt (Source Boone County Detention Center)

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

BOONE COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -- A woman faces charges after stabbing her boyfriend in an altercation Sunday morning.

Boone County Sheriffs say that 36-year-old Robbie Harris and 49-year-old Melinda Burt was involved in an early morning altercation at the 10000 block of Dixie Highway. Detectives say Burt stabbed her boyfriend twice in the are. After Harris was stabbed he ran to an adjacent address on Melinda Lane where he collapsed.He was transported to University Hospital by Aircare where his condition is unknown.

in the Meantime, Burt cleaned the scene of the incident and told witnesses that her boyfriend had stabbed himself.

At 11:00am, Melinda Burt was arrested and charged with Assault, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Tampering with a witness.

She is currently being held at the Boone County Detention Center.

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