PLAINVILLE — A Hartford woman faces charges after police said she attacked her ex-boyfriend and damaged a car with a baseball bat early Monday.
Emily Echevarria, 28, of 212 1st South Marshall St., Hartford, was charged with second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree breach of peace and first-degree criminal mischief.
Around 3:30 a.m. police responded to the area of 492 East St. for a report of a woman assaulting a man and damaging a vehicle, according to a police report. Officers arrived and spoke with the man, who said he was woken up by a loud noise and saw Echevarria, his ex-girlfriend, hitting his car with what appeared to be a baseball bat.
The man said when he went outside to confront Echevarria, she struck him in the head twice with the baseball bat and fled, the report said. Police noticed the man had a visible head wound and the baseball bat had blood and broken glass on it.
Police found Echevarria running on East Street near Whiting Street and took her into custody. Her bond was set at $150,000.
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