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Posted at 5:31 AM ET, 06/ 7/2010

Hearing in attack on pregnant woman

By Mike McPhate
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Christine Devaux. (Courtesy of Montgomery County Police)

The suspect in a brutal attack on a pregnant woman in Montgomery County is set to appear in court for a bond review hearing Monday.

Police said Christine Devaux, 38, attacked the victim, who was nearly 9 months pregnant, shortly after she returned to her home on Sugar Cane Lane Friday afternoon.

The victim was treated at a hospital and returned home.

Devaux faces attempted murder, assault, burglary, weapons possession and false imprisonment charges.

No motive has yet been given for the attack.

Earlier: Pregnant woman attacked in her home

-- Mike McPhate

By Mike McPhate  | June 7, 2010; 5:31 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  | Tags:  Devaux, attack, montgomery, pregnant woman  
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