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Maplewood Man Arrested for Violent Attack on His Mother


By: Richard L. Smith 

Maplewood Police took a man into custody and charged him with a violent assault on his mother early Wednesday morning. 

According to a statement released by Maplewood officials, at approximately 7:45 a.m., the Maplewood Police Department received a 911 call from a good Samaritan stating that a woman was injured in the 1600 block of Springfield Avenue. 

Officials said Maplewood Police arrived to find a 50-year-old female with multiple severe injuries at that location. 

The unidentified woman was immediately transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment officials said. 

Officers determined that this was a domestic violence incident between mother and son. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.