Pregnant woman attacked in her home
A pregnant woman was attacked and seriously wounded in her home in upper Montgomery County on Friday, and another woman was arrested and charged in the attack, county police said.
They said the attack occurred about 4:20 p.m. in a house on Sugar Cane Lane, shortly after the victim arrived there. Police indicated that the victim may have known the attacker, but gave no details. No motive was given for the attack.
The victim, who is almost nine months pregnant, was not identified. Police said she got help from a neighbor who called authorities. Police said the victim was released from a hospital after treatment.
Police said Christine Devaux, 38, of the 3800 block of Melinda Court in Monrovia was arrested and charged with one count of attempted first-degree murder, one count of first-degree assault, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of possession of a weapon with intent to injure, one count of second-degree assault, and one count of false imprisonment.
She is being held without bond in the Montgomery County Detention Center, police said. A bond review hearing is scheduled for Monday, June 7 in Rockville District Court.
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