Woman in Nashua, New Hampshire, Assaults Another Woman in a Car With an Infant Inside

The child was not injured in the altercation

A woman in Nashua, New Hampshire, was assaulted by another woman in a car with an infant inside.

According to the police department, officers responded to a local hospital Friday afternoon for reports of an assault.

An adult female told officers she was inside a vehicle when Deave Nichols, age 19, of 2 Fieldstone Driver, Derry, New Hampshire, began punching her in the head repeatedly.

The victim and Nichols were involved in a domestic relationship.

At one point during the assault, Nichols armed herself with a knife, threatened the victim, and caused a minor injury to her leg, all while an infant was inside the vehicle.

The infant was not injured and the victim's injuries were non-life threatening.

Police charged Nichols with Second Degree Assault-Domestic Violence, a Class B Felony; Second Degree Assault, a Class B Felony; Criminal Threatening-Domestic Violence, a Class B Felony; Criminal Threatening, a Class B Felony; six counts of Domestic Violence, a Class A Misdemeanor,

six counts of Simple Assault, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Endangering Welfare of Child or Incompetent, a Class A Misdemeanor.

Nichols is being held at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections on $15,000 cash or surety bail, pending her arraignment on April 25.

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