Thea Digiammerino

Woman Accused of Attacking Girl With a Hammer

A Portland woman is accused of attacking a girl with a hammer.

According to Newington police, Cristina Moreno, 24, got into an argument with a juvenile on August 3 and hit the girl in the face with a hammer, causing serious injury. Moreno fled the scene, police said.

Moreno was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace. She was held on a $25,000 bond and is due in court on October 7.

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