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Flight for Life was called Wednesday night after a woman was reportedly hit in the head or face with an ax in a car in the parking lot of the Super 8 Motel in Mount Pleasant.

Scanner reports listed by Racine County Scanner indicate Mount Pleasant police and South Shore rescue teams were called shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday to the Super 8, 1150 Oakes Road, for a woman bleeding from injuries to her head and/or face from an ax.

The woman is believed to be 36 years old and from Chicago based on the driver’s license found amongst her belongings.

MPPD Capt. Brian Smith told WISN 12 News the situation began as a domestic dispute in a home on Calvin Lane. The woman was forced to the hotel by a man and attacked in a car in the parking lot.

Flight for Life was first on standby but then was called into service at 8:30 p.m. because the woman was listed as unresponsive. It landed at 9:02 in the parking lot of Case High School.

Shortly before 9 p.m. MPPD was asking for extra officers on scene.

One male suspect was reported in custody with cuts and abrasions to his face.

We will update this story as details become available.


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