Woman charged with burglary and assault in Henry County

A Mt. Pleasant woman is behind bars following a burglary and assault Tuesday afternoon.

The Henry County Sheriff's Office says they were called to the 100 block of West Market Street in Rome just before 3:15 Tuesday afternoon.

The sheriff's office says an investigation showed that 38 year old Lacey Woodsmall was committing a residential burglary and found in the area by the residents.

When she was confronted, law enforcement says she assaulted one of the residents and then left the area. Woodsmall was located a short time later and placed under arrest.

Woodsmall was taken to the Henry County Jail where she was charged with burglary causing injury, stalking in violation of a protective order, 2nd-degree criminal mischief and 2nd-degree theft.

Her bond is listed at $25,000.

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