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Clay County woman charged with second-degree assault after fight over $1

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Posted at 6:01 PM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-24 21:30:14-04

CLAY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — 24-year-old Amanda Jordan was arrested on October 21 after an altercation that started over $1.

A Clay County Sheriff Deputy responded to a call about a fight complaint with a possible weapon at a business around 11 p.m.

According to the Clay County Sheriff's Office, upon the deputy's arrival, he spoke with a woman who had lacerations to her head.

Through investigation, it was determined that Jordan and the victim got into a verbal altercation over $1, it then escalated when Johnson struck the victim in the head with a wooden object that had screws placed into it.

Jordan was later located and placed under arrest without incident. She was charged with assault second-degree and tampering with physical evidence.