Police: Johnstown woman arrested after stabbing father

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UPDATE: Stg. Detective Cory Adams of the Johnstown Police Department said a 35-year-old woman was arrested after stabbing her father on Broad Street last night.

Allison Reynolds allegedly stabbed Frank Thomas, 55, on the 500 block of Broad Street May 18 at 11:20 p.m.

Police received the first call from Reynolds who said she had gotten into a fight with her father and stabbed him, the criminal complaint said. They took another call from Thomas who said he had been stabbed by his daughter.

Police said when they arrived on scene, Reynolds was clutching a bag while Thomas was holding his left leg that was bleeding from the thigh area. Police found scissors with blood on them in the bag Reynolds was holding as well as a pair in her waistband.

Reynolds told police her father bought her crystal meth. She smoked some of it and then went to bed, the complaint said. When she woke up, she told police it was no longer on the table.

At this time, she said an argument broke out as Thomas asked her if she was accusing him of stealing the drugs.

Reynolds told police that Thomas punched her numerous times in the face and strangled her. However, police report she had no marks, bruises, bleeding or other signs of being assaulted.

According to Thomas, he was trying to get Reynolds out of his house. He told police he picked Reynolds up and was carrying her out of his apartment when she stabbed him. A witness also told police this is what had happened.

Both were transported to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, and Reynolds was taken into custody following her release, the complaint said.

Reynolds has been charged with one felony count of aggravated assault as well as charges including simple assault, disorderly conduct and recklessly endangering another person.

She is being held in Cambria County Prison with bail set at 10 percent of $25,000.

Original story can be found below.


JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A stabbing in Johnstown Tuesday night left two in the hospital, according to dispatch.

The stabbing happened at around 11:20 p.m. May 18 on the 500 block of Broad Street. The two victims were taken to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, but their condition is not known at this time.

Police are investigating.

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