A Maine man is in jail and a woman has been LifeFlighted to another state following an alleged attack with a pipe wrench.

According to WGME 13, police were called to a residence in the Northern Maine town of Fort Kent over the weekend.

Police say that when they arrived at the residence they could hear a woman screaming from inside the home. Police then began to interview the homeowner, 58-year-old Mark Theriault about the situation.

While police were speaking with Theriault, they say a woman appeared from somewhere in the house and began asking for help. It was at that time police realized she had been severely injured.

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She told responding officers that Theriault had attacked and beaten her with a pipe wrench, causing serious injuries to her head and face.

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The woman was taken from the scene of the assault to Northern Maine Medical Center. After being stabilized there, she was taken out of state by a LifeFlight helicopter to a specialty clinic for treatment of serious injuries.

 

Theriault is currently being held on $10,000 cash bail at the Aroostook County Jail. He's been charged with elevated aggravated assault.

This is a developing story and we will continue to keep it updated as more information becomes available.

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