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Deputies: Tampa woman beat boyfriend with brick


Published:   |   Updated: November 17, 2013 at 08:08 PM

A Tampa woman was arrested early Sunday after beating her boyfriend in the head repeatedly with a brick, according to the Tampa Police Department.

Sara McKenzie Vanpelt, 21, 1811 97th Avenue, is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon

About 1 a.m. Sunday, McKenzie and her boyfriend got into a fight, police said. During the altercation, McKenzie picked up a brick from a nearby fire pit and began repeatedly striking the man in the back of his head several times, according to an arrest report.

The man was taken to Florida Hospital for treatment. McKenzie was arrested 30 minutes later at her home, police said.

She remains in the Orient Road Jail with no bond.

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