STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - Authorities in Virginia say that a partially clothed woman broke into a Stafford County home and attacked a man with a pitchfork.
The Free Lance-Star reports that the woman was arrested Sunday after a scuffle with deputies.
Stafforf Sheriff’s Maj. Shawn Kimmitz said deputies went to a home in Stafford in response to a report of breaking and entering. He said that a half-naked, muddy woman had knocked down a door and attacked the resident.
Kimmitz said the man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after being jabbed in the arm with the pitchfork.
He said she fled to a nearby home and attacked deputies after they arrived.
Kimmitz said the use of a taser appeared to have no effect, although the woman was eventually subdued.
One of the deputies was treated at a hospital for injuries.
Authorities charged Madison Brooke Snyder, 31, of Courtland in Southampton County with burglary with a deadly weapon, aggravated malicious wounding and three felony counts of assault on a law enforcement officer.
The incident remains under investigation. Snyder is being held without bond. It's unclear if she's hired an attorney.
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