A 19-year-old woman is accused of brutally attacking her older sister after the two had been out drinking together last month in Boston.

According to NBC10 Boston, Dream Gillenwater was charged in Roxbury Municipal Court on Thursday with one count of assault and battery and two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot, sidewalk) in connection to the Dec. 8, 2023, incident, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office announced on Sunday. Gillenwater was ordered held on $1,000 bail and other conditions if released, including staying away from her sister and refraining from alcohol and drugs.

BPD responded to a call for an unconscious person at 174 Ipswich Street and found a 24-year-old on the ground on December 8th. Gillenwater, who was also at the scene, appeared intoxicated and was verbally abusive toward the officers.

A witness told police that he saw the two arguing at a bus stop and then saw Gillenwater “slugging” her sister in the back of the head as the sister attempted to walk away, officials say.

The witness said he tried to stop the altercation while also calling 911, however the victim fell to the ground where Gillenwater allegedly continued to assault her. According to the district attorney’s office, Boston detectives obtained video surveillance from a nearby school that corroborated the witness’s account.

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