Police: Woman attacked with baseball bat at Walmart

Walmart assault (Photo: WFMY)

BURLINGTON, NC (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a woman was arrested and charged with striking another woman with a baseball bat at a Walmart.

The Burlington Police Department said in a news release Sunday that officers were called last Wednesday afternoon to the store in response to reports of assault.

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The news release said officers located the woman who had been struck with the bat and had non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses told WFMY-TV that the woman who was struck was left bloody and appeared to have been attacked without provocation as she was walking. Other shoppers and employees came to the woman’s aid.