Krista Hardy - Courtesy of Phelps County Sheriff's Department

Rolla Woman Charged in Stabbing

A woman has been charged with stabbing a Phelps County man several times.

The Phelps County Sheriff’s Department says 30 year old Krista Hardy of Rolla was arrested by Rolla Police.

Detectives say Hardy allegedly stabbed a 73 year old man several times at a house on Highway 68 in St. James.

Hardy has been charged with first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

The victim was transported to a Columbia hospital with serious injuries.