Clinton woman accused of attacking store owner with pickaxe

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CLINTON, Iowa — A Clinton woman is in custody after attacking a store owner with a pickaxe.

Cassandra Doran, 25, is charged with willful injury causing serious injury, third-degree burglary, and three counts of criminal mischief.

Clinton police say they were called to Gazebo Antiques and Collectibles around 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and found that Doran had entered the store and began breaking items inside with a pickaxe before striking the store owner several times.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Doran fled and a citizen at a neighboring business tackled her until police arrived.

Doran is also accused of causing damage to another building and vehicle on Main Avenue.