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An Arizona woman was arrested Sunday after allegedly assaulting her father in his Clive home.

Anne Marie Wells, 55, of 24645 N. 117th St., Scottsdale, Arizona, was charged with first-offense domestic abuse assault-bodily injury or mental illness.

The incident began about 6:45 p.m. Sunday in the 3300 block of Berkshire Parkway in Clive, where officers of the Clive Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance.

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According to court records, Wells first “attempted to assault her mother,” and her father tried to intervene “by grabbing her,” whereupon both Wells “and her father fell to the ground.”

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Wells then “swung at her father and scratched the right side of his face, leaving a small laceration on the victim’s chin and neck,” according to court records.

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Wells was held in the Dallas County Jail on a $1,000 cash or surety bond. She is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Feb. 8 in Dallas County District Court.

* A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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