Hatchet attack results in the arrest of a Lexington woman

 Lexington County deputies have arrested a woman accused of attacking a man with a hatchet at a Red Bank home Saturday night.


Andrea Grace Branham, 46, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants.

“Deputies responded to a home in the 100 block of Wilma Ann Drive after receiving a 911 call from someone who said a man had been hit in the head with a hatchet,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Branham was found in the home after multiple witnesses identified her.

“Detectives have determined Branham and the victim know each other,” Koon said. “Deputies arrested Branham on the scene Saturday night and transported her to the Lexington County Detention Center.”