A Dubuque woman was arrested Monday after police said she hit her boyfriend with an "axe/hatchet" days earlier.

Kaitlyn E. Wyss, 26, of 1470 Central Ave., Apt. 9R, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Monday on charges of domestic assault with a weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Court documents made available today state that Dubuque police responded to Wyss' residence at about 10 a.m. Friday after a disturbance was reported. At about the same time, they were alerted to Jacob L. Paulsen, 23, arriving with injuries at UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

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Police reported that Wyss said she had an altercation with Paulsen at their residence "which resulted in her striking Paulsen with what she described as an axe/hatchet." Officers reported seeing blood on the doorway of the apartment. 

Wyss also claimed ownership of drug paraphernalia found in the residence, the documents state. 

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