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Woman charged in vacuum cleaner assault


Carrie Ann Sykora

A Cumberland County woman has been charged after police said she attacked a man with a vacuum cleaner during a domestic dispute. The incident happened on Jan. 23 along the 2000 block of Rupley Road in Wormleysburg.

Carrie Ann Sykora, 27, of Wormleysburg, is accused of throwing a vacuum cleaner at a 39-year-0ld man and causing injury to his head.

Sykora left the scene before police arrived but was located and taken into custody a short time later. She is charged with Simple Assault.

The victim was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

Sykora was taken to Cumberland County Prison on $500 bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 6 at 9:30 a.m.


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