Woman Attacks Boyfriend with Hatchet

Woman Attacks Boyfriend with Hatchet

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(KSL News) -- An Orem man is recovering from being attacked by his girlfriend, he says, who repeatedly hit him with a hatchet while he was asleep.

Police say 43-year old Jodie Smith was arrested on charges of aggravated assault. She's accused of using the blunt edge of a rusty hatchet and hitting her live-in boyfriend numerous times.

The victim says his hands and feet had been tied.

The two apparently had been involved in some kind of dispute earlier in the evening.

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