Miaela Melendez, a 22-year-old St. Croix woman, was arrested Saturday and charged after an incident that took place in May in which she allegedly slashed the face of another woman at a local nightclub.
According to the V.I. Police Department, members from the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Melendez on a warrant issued by a Superior Court Magistrate. Police said he attack took place May 13.
Melendez was charged with third-degree assault and bail was set at $40,000. She was remanded to the Golden Grove Corrections Detention Center pending advice of rights hearing.
Police asked anyone with information about the attack to call the VIPD at 340-778-2211 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.