HAMPTON, Va. – A woman has been arrested on a maiming charge after attacking a man she knew, according to Hampton Police.
On January 5 police responded to the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road for a complaint.
As authorities investigated they found that the suspect knew the victim and forced herself into the victim’s residence.
47-year-old Tonia Pittman allegedly physically assaulted the 50-year-old male victim with a hammer.
He was taken to a local hospital to get treatment of his injuries.
Pittman was charged with one count of Maiming, one count of Breaking and Entering, and once count of Violation of a Protective Order.
She remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail.