Woman suspected in bat attack will be arraigned today


WARREN — The woman police say hit another woman with a baseball bat in a Youngstown Road grocery store will be arraigned today in Warren Municipal Court on aggravated robbery.

Jessica M. Oracio, 28, of Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown, will be arraigned today in the April 16 assault on a Niles woman, 35, inside the Big Apple Supermarket, 1650 Youngstown Road.

The victim said Oracio attacked her outside of the store, so she went inside, but a man came with her who had a gun, and Oracio hit her in the back of the head with a baseball bat.

The man took out a gun "so that no one would help her from getting assaulted," a Warren police report says.

The woman ran from the Big Apple after the bat assault, going inside of the Pit Stop gas station next door, but the two followed her there and attacked her in front of that store, hitting her head against the store's front door, shattering the glass, police said.

The two took the victim's purse containing $80 and her cell phone, police said.

Oracio was arrested at 4:30 a.m. Saturday outside of the Summit Lounge on Summit Avenue Northwest getting out of a black Chrysler 300 that the victim at the Big Apple described as the getaway car.

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