Hamden Woman Accused of Assaulting Neighbor With Steak Sauce Bottle

Hamden Police have arrested a woman who is accused of assaulting her neighbor with a steak sauce bottle early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a home on Dix Street around 3:30 a.m. after getting a report of an aggravated assault.

Investigators learned that 56-year-old Patricia Knotts was involved in a verbal argument with her 55-year-old neighbor when it escalated into a physical confrontation.

Knotts then hit her neighbor in the head with a bottle of steak sauce, police said.

The neighbor, who officers said was bleeding profusely, was treated by medical personnel at the scene and was then transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Knotts was arrested and is facing an assault charge. She was detained on a $1,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on February 19.

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