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Arlington woman arrested after snowblower attack


ARLINGTON, Mass. ( -- Police arrested a woman Tuesday after she allegedly attacked and injured her neighbor with a handheld snow blower.

On Tuesday afternoon at around 4:30 p.m., Arlington police responded to 124 Park Ave. after receiving a report of an assault in progress.

Police found a 60-year-old woman, whose identity is not being released, suffering lacerations to her foot after allegedly being assaulted by her neighbor, 61-year-old Barbara Davis.

According to police, the two neighbors had a "long-term and ongoing dispute," and the victim had previously taken out a protection order against Davis.

Davis was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, violation of a harassment protection order, and mayhem.

She was ordered held on more than $35,000 cash bail and is awaiting arraignment in Cambridge District Court.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.