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Arraignment set for woman tied to alleged stabbing

A Ironton woman charged in connection with a stabbing a week ago in the city will be arraigned on charges of felonious assault.

Karen Lewis Holroyd, 40, of Ironton, was arrested at 4 p.m. Sept. 8, at the Vincent Apartments in Ashland, Ky., by Ashland City Police on an Ironton warrant.

She was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center until she was taken Monday afternoon to the Lawrence County Jail.

Holroyd was sought by authorities after Aaron L. Moore, 18, and Andrea Crawford, 34, both of Ironton, had reported they had been assaulted with a knife at 615 S. 10th St., Apartment 10, on the evening of Sept. 7.

Police were called to 415 Mulberry St. later that evening by the pair who reported the incident there.

The two were treated and released at an area hospital for head injuries. Ironton Police Chief Jim Carey described their injuries as not serious.

Holroyd will appear in Ironton Municipal Court at 9 a.m. Thursday for her arraignment.

Until then she will remain the county jail.