DENTON — Deputies with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, Oct. 16, arrested a Denton woman on an assault charge.

According to police, deputies responded at about 8:45 p.m. to 9910 Tuckahoe Road, where Marian Bitting Sinclair, 69, of Denton was accused of assault her 20-year-old daughter, Autumn Elizabeth Sinclair.

Autumn Sinclair told police her mother had bitten her on the arm and knee. Police said Autumn Sinclair had several red marks on her arms and leg.

Police said Marian Sinclair admitted to a portion of the assault her daughter had alleged.

Marian Sinclair was charged with second-degree assault and ordered by a Carolina County District Court commissioner to be held without bond at the Caroline County Detention Center. Online court records show she was released on personal recognizance the next day after a bail review hearing in district court.

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