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Woman charged with assault causing bodily injury


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A local woman was charged with assault causing bodily injury Monday.

According to an Iowa City police complaint, Kendra Wauters, 35, 303 Finkbine Apt. 6, was charged with assault causing serious injury.

According to a complaint, police responded to a reported assault at 303 Finkbine Apt 6.

The report said the alleged victim and the witness stated Wauters was having an argument with her boyfriend about his taking her medication. The victiim allegedly stepped in to help, but Wauters allegedly assaulted him.

The complaint said Wauters hit the alleged victim several times and bit his arm, requiring him to go to the hospital.

Wauters was allegedly moderately intoxicated and refused a breath test.

Assault causing bodily injury is a serious misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in jail and a maximum fine of $1,875.

— by Jordyn Reiland