YAKIMA, Washington — Yakima Police say a 24-year-old woman is hospitalized in critical condition and a man who was out on bail awaiting trial for assaulting her last fall has been arrested.
Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says the man is accused of beating her with a baseball bat.
The Yakima Herald Republic reports that the woman had a restraining order against him following an October assault. She is being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The man was arrested on investigation of first-degree assault. He appeared in Yakima County Superior Court Tuesday, when bail was set at $500,000.
Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com