Residents living on Avenue O South were greeted with a heavy police presence on their street Wednesday morning.
Half-a-dozen police cars were called to help investigate an assault around 7 a.m.
A 45-year-old woman was taken to hospital with minor injuries after she was allegedly attacked with a weapon, police said.
Police confirmed the weapon used was an axe.
A 23-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and has been charged with aggravated assault.
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