Clayton woman attacked disabled relative for pills, officials say

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CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) — A Johnston County woman was arrested in Fuquay-Varina Saturday on outstanding assault charges for hitting her disabled relative, according to arrest records.

Alisha Elizabeth Foley, 24, of Clayton, was arrested by Fuquay-Varina police on charges in a Johnston County case from Tuesday.

Deputies told CBS 17 on Wednesday that the woman attacked her relative for pills.

Foley’s warrants said that she used a wooden rod to strike the woman repeatedly on Tuesday. She then left the scene with the woman’s cell phone, according to the warrant.

Foley is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, robbery with a dangerous weapon, and felony assault on an individual with a disability.  

She was ordered not to have contact with the relative involved in the incident, a court document said.

Foley was booked in the Wake County Detention Center under a $75,000 secured bond.

Foley has a court date set for Dec. 19.

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