Woman charged with simple assault, Pownal

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POWNAL — Police say a 76-year-old woman from Connecticut was charged with simple assault following an incident in Pownal.

Police were notified of a landlord/tenant dispute at a home on US Route 7.

Following an investigation, police allege that Patricia Kane, 76, of Shelton, CT, caused injury to Robert Persad, 43, of Pownal.

Police say Kane was released on a citation to appear in court on September 28 to answer to the charge.