California woman attacks victim with sword

January 5, 2019

A Needles woman is in custody this week after San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies say she attacked an unidentified victim with a small sword.

Kathleen Anderson, 35, was allegedly in a heated argument with the victim when she produced the weapon, according to deputies, and cut the victim’s forearm. Anderson was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, and was transported to Colorado River Jail. She remained in custody as of Thursday on $50,000 bail.

The alleged incident remains under investigation, and anyone who has information about the offense is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River substation at 760-326-9200, or call 1-800-782-7463 to provide information anonymously.

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