Two women have been arrested, accused of assaulting another woman in Hamden early Sunday morning.
Police responded to a home on Fitch Street at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday to investigate an assault and learned that a 31-year-old woman has been attacked, according to a news release.
The victim said she was asleep in her bedroom when she heard a banging sound outside of her front door before two women forced their way in, entered her bedroom and assaulted the victim, police said.
The victim, who had minor injuries on her face and back, said one attacker had a hammer.
Officers quickly arrested Jamesha Belton, 22, of New Haven, and Officer Peter Conti apprehended Shantasia Mabery, 22, of New Haven, after a foot chase.
Belton and Mabery were both charged with first-degree burglary, assault in the third degree and interfering with a police officer.
Both were detained at police headquarters on a $10,000 bond and are scheduled to appear in court in Meriden on June 16.