Charges filed against woman who allegedly stabbed two people on RTD light rail train in Denver

(Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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A 26-year-old woman is facing two counts of second-degree assault charges after allegedly stabbing two victims on an RTD light rail train in Denver last week.

Maressa Archuleta was scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, according to a release from Denver District Attorney Beth McCann’s office. The charges were filed on Tuesday.

The release said Archuleta is accused of using a knife to stab two victims on an RTD light rail train in the early evening of July 19 in the 1700 block of California street. Archuleta was subdued by train passengers, but she was able to get off the train and walk toward 17th Street. She was later located by police near 17th and Welton Street, where she was arrested.