Former nunchuck-wielding thief accused of sword attack

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle woman has been accused of chasing a stranger off a King County Metro bus with a sword just weeks after she was jailed for a nunchuck attack. reports that Sharnika Joy Armstead is accused of chasing after a man who bumped her on a downtown bus. She is accused of waving a sheathed short sword at the man.

She was charged Tuesday with attempted second-degree assault for the Sept. 14 bus incident.

Armstead was released from King County Jail in August after serving a 74-day sentence for hitting two men with nunchucks while stealing a bottle of shampoo from a supermarket.