Police: Man beaten with vacuum cleaner, girlfriend arrested

A Napa woman faces felony assault and domestic violence allegations after attacking her boyfriend Saturday morning, according to police.

At about 2 a.m., Brenda Maria Rodriguez, 22, was arguing with boyfriend at her home in the 200 block of Hartle Court when she bit his arm, then beat him repeatedly about the head and chest with part of a Bissell vacuum cleaner, Sgt. Chase Haag said.

The man waited several hours before reporting the incident to police, who detained Rodriguez at 11:08 a.m. He was treated at Queen of the Valley Medical Center and later released, according to Haag.

Rodriguez was booked into the Napa County jail for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant.