Belmont Woman Accused of Attack with Lawn Mower Blade 


A woman from Belmont is accused of attacking another woman with a lawn mower blade.

19-year-old Latisha Cook is charged with reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, aggravated assault and aggravated criminal trespass.

Waldo County deputies say on Sunday Cook and another woman were exchanging angry text messages.

They say Cook went to the house where the woman was, barged inside and hit the woman with a lawn mower blade on the head, shoulder and arms.

A man in the house broken up the fight.

Cook took off and was arrested a short time later.

The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Cook is out of jail onĀ $1,000 bail.

Cook, Latisha 6-17-14