Joplin, Mo. -- (9/7/17) As a result of the investigation into Tuesday’s stabbing at Comfort Inn, the Joplin Police Department presented charges against a suspect to the Newton County Prosecutor’s. The Newton County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges of 1 st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action against Nicole L Teague, 30, Joplin. Her bond is set at $100,000. Teague hasn’t been arrested and her whereabouts are unknown. Anyone with information on her location should contact the Joplin Police Department at 417-623- 3131. The mugshot and swollen eye are from a previous arrest unrelated to this case.