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Greeley woman accused of attacking student with scooter

GREELEY, Colorado ” Greeley police say a woman accused of attacking a pregnant college student with a child’s scooter is in jail.

Authorities say 32-year-old Renee Soto was arrested on suspicion of assault for allegedly hitting University of Northern Colorado student Amanda Watkins in the back of the head and lower back with a child’s metal scooter on Sunday.

Watkins says she was attacked because she prevented Soto’s 3-year-old son from hurting a cat.

The 26-year-old Watkins says she was also scratched and punched and that three of her teeth were chipped during the attack.

Police spokesman Sgt. Joe Tymkowych says Soto was booked into jail Monday night.

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Soto didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment left with jail officials.

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