Upshur woman charged with assault

A Buckhannon woman is free on a $30,000 bond after being arrested Sunday on a malicious assault charge.

Lupe Anna Brown, 29, of 838 Old Elkins Road, allegedly stabbed an unidentified victim the facial area with the intent of killing the person, according to a complaint filed in Lewis County Magistrate Court. She allegedly used a knife with a blade of more than 3 inches in the incident, the complaint stated. She was taken into custody by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department.