Police: Man attacks girlfriend, mother with hatchet

Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 8:50pm

A New Mexico man allegedly attacked his girlfriend and her mother with a hatchet.

State police said 24-year-old James Hutchens broke into his girlfriend's home in Belen, near Albuquerque, early Saturday morning and attacked the two women.

Officers arrested Hutchens and booked him in jail.

His girlfriend was expected to be released from the hospital Sunday and her mother was in critical condition.


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