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New Haven woman arrested in Hamden on assault: police

Police said the suspect was previously in a relationship with the person who lived at the house.
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HAMDEN, Conn. — A New Haven woman was arrested on Tuesday after an alleged knife assault on Warner Street in Hamden, which left a woman with a laceration in her head. 

Police said around 9:30 a.m., Hamden police officers responded to a reported assault involving a knife. Officers located a 20-year-old victim that was attacked by someone with a knife while leaving a friend's house. 

Police said Natalie Epps was identified as the suspect and was charged with assault in the first degree and breach of peace in the second degree.

Epps was previously in a relationship with the person who lived at the house, police said. 

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The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Epps was assigned a court date in Meriden Superior Court and is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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