Hatchet Wielding Woman in Petersburg Arrested

    Sitka, AK (KINY) - A 54 year old Petersburg woman was arrested for two counts of assault after she was spotted in the downtown area with a hatchet.

    Petersburg police say Pam Lyon was spotted on Libby Street, the South Boat harbor and later near the police department and municipal building.

    Lyon allegedly threatened offciers and placed the hatchet above her head.  She was tased and arrested.  She suffered minor injury.

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