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Police: Woman smashes windows, beats boyfriend with a bat

Jaylen Griffith, 21, was arrested on Sunday night. (Source: Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office) Jaylen Griffith, 21, was arrested on Sunday night. (Source: Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A 21-year-old woman is behind bars after police say she smashed through her boyfriend's window and beat him with a bat.

Jaylen Griffith, 21, was arrested on Sunday night.

The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the 7700 block of W. Cavelier Drive in New Orleans East.

The incident began as a verbal altercation between Griffith and her boyfriend, according to initial police reports.

Officers say that Griffith retrieved a bat, busted the victim's windows to his home and struck him with the bat.

She has been charged with aggravated burglary, home invasion and aggravated criminal damage to property.

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