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Woman charged in baseball bat assault

Bail was set at $5,000 for a woman charged with assaulting another woman with a baseball bat last week in Kahului, according to police.

Olga Namauu, 49, who gave no local address, was charged with second-degree assault.

The victim told police she was confronted by Namauu, who thought the victim had stolen her bag, at 3:20 p.m. July 11 at 200 E. Kaahumanu Ave. in Kahului. Namauu hit the victim with a metal baseball bat across her left elbow, according to police.

Medics treated the victim for her injuries, police said.

Namauu was ordered to stay away from the victim and from the Ross parking lot.