Children were present at the time

The Laurel Police Department made an arrest after responding to a fight in progress on Friday, Nov. 3.

Their investigation revealed at 41-year-old Katherine Blake, of Delaware, attempted to assault the victim with a hammer in the presence of the victim's children at Hollybrook Apartments. Police found her on scene and intoxicated. When Blake became disorderly with the officers, she was taken into custody.

Blake was charged with second-degree reckless endangering, terroristic threatening, menacing, disorderly conduct, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and failing to comply with fingerprint processing. Due to her level of intoxication, Blake could not be arraigned and was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute.