A 45-year-old local woman has been arrested after police learned of multiple assaults on her children.
On July 12, 2017, Detectives began investigating the accused for alleged assaults on three of her daughters ranging from 9 to 17 years of age.
The investigation revealed violence dating back to the summer of 2016. The accused allegedly hit or slap victims in the face, and on one occasion struck a victim hard enough with a hair brush to leave a mark. The accused also grabbed a man who was living at the residence by the throat when he attempted to intervene.
At approximately 9:00 p.m. officers located the accused at her residence and placed her under arrest. The accused was transported to police headquarters where she was held to attend a bail hearing the following day.
The accused was charged with assault with a weapon, and four counts of assault.