Chicopee police make arrest in Dugout Cafe attack - CBS 3 Springfield - WSHM

Chicopee police make arrest in Dugout Cafe attack

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CHICOPEE, MA (WSHM) -

Police arrested the man they say is responsible for attacking a female bartender at the Dugout Cafe back in September.

CBS 3 media partner, Mass Live and The Republican, reports the man is Michael Lebert, 49, of Chicopee.

Police said Lebert attacked the 57-year-old bartender with an ax handle around 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 21.

He was charged with armed assault to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

The woman was taken to Baystate Medical Center with significant injuries from the attack.

Police have not given a motive for the attack.

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