Lowell Woman Charged in Alleged Knife Attack
LOWELL -- A Lowell woman wanted on a felony warrant out of New Hampshire was captured by Lowell police after she allegedly attacked a person with a knife during a home invasion.
After gaining access to the victim’s residence, 40-year-old Nancy Santiago allegedly pulled out a knife and demanded money from the victim, according to Lowell police Capt. James Hodgdon. She allegedly cut the victim’s nose and punched the victim before fleeing the scene.
Police did not disclose where the assault took place.
On Monday, Lowell police charged Santiago with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, entering a dwelling with force with people present, and being a fugitive from justice.
Santiago was wanted out of Hillsboro Superior Court, Hodgdon said. According to a spokesperson for the Hillsboro Superior Court office, a warrant was put out for Santiago after she missed court for a theft-by-deception charge in 2015.
She was arraigned by Lowell District Court Judge Ellen Caulo and placed behind bars on $750 cash bail. She was also ordered to stay away from the victim.
Santiago is slated to reappear in court on March 28.
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