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Police: Uniontown woman used potted tree during assault

Renatta Signorini
| Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:28 a.m

A Fayette County woman is accused of attacking someone with a tree over the weekend, according to state police.

Ronita Lynn Calloway, 32, of Uniontown, was arguing with someone in South Union at 12:34 p.m. Saturday when she allegedly grabbed a tree by its trunk and ripped it out of a pot, troopers said in a news release.

Calloway is accused of hitting the victim with the tree. Police did not identify the victim, who had a lump on their forearm and brush burns.

Calloway told investigators she blacked out and didn’t recall the incident, according to the release. She is charged with simple assault and harassment. She is free on $20,000 unsecured bail. A Feb. 5 preliminary hearing is set.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, or via Twitter @byrenatta.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, or via Twitter .

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