Woman arrested for assault with shovel


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Lexington police have arrested 31-year-old Amber Elam for assault, after they say she beat a neighbor with a shovel back in April.

According to police, Elam confronted the victim because he had allegedly given police information about her boyfriend.

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Police say the boyfriend held the man down while Elam hit him repeatedly in the head and chest with a shovel.

Police describe his injuries as serious.