Waterville woman arrested for domestic assault after hitting sibling in laundry dispute, police say

Posted July 19, 2012, at 2:36 p.m.

WATERVILLE, Maine — A dispute over laundry led to a Waterville woman getting arrested for domestic violence assault, according to police.

Alyson Pullen, 19, allegedly assaulted a juvenile sibling at their Bowtelle Avenue home around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to Waterville Deputy Chief Charles Rumsey.

Pullen and the sibling were the only people in the house at the time of the incident, Rumsey said.

The victim received bruises, but did not require a trip to the hospital, Rumsey said.

Pullen was booked into the Waterville police station on the domestic violence charged and released on bail. She is due in court Aug. 7.