Women beaten for not paying for medical marijuana

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— A handicapped woman who is permitted to possess medical marijuana was allegedly beaten by her supplier.

Woonsocket Police tell NBC 10 News that Vanessa A. Armstrong, 22, of Diamond Hill Road, allegedly beat a 22-year-old neighbor for failing to pay for her supply of medical marrijana.

Police say Armstrong was arrested Thursday night and charged with one count of assaulted after the victim called police to alert them of the assualt.

According to police Armstrong also made the victim sign a note to pay the delinquent bill.

Armstrong will be in court on a later date.