Police Arrest Woman after Assault

Shelton police arrested a 62-year-old woman Tuesday after she allegedly assaulted another woman with a hammer.

According to a news release, officers responded to the 1100 block of North 12th Street at 1:30 PM Tuesday after dispatchers received a report that an assault had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located the female victim. A neighbor had hit the victim in the neck with a hammer. The victim was transported to Mason General Hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.

Witnesses assisted the responding officers with locating the suspect, a female resident of the apartment complex. The suspect was taken into custody within minutes of officers arriving.

The suspect was booked into the Mason County Jail for Assault 2nd Degree.