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Woman accused of beating boyfriend with rubber mallet, trying to cut off testicles

Sylvia Vasquez, 50, charged with assault with deadly weapon

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SAN ANTONIO – A fight over a man talking to another woman, ended with his girlfriend trying to cut off his testicles.

According to an arrest affidavit, Sylvia Vasquez got into a fight Saturday with her boyfriend because he was talking to another woman.

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When the pair got home, Vasquez grabbed a rubber mallet and began beating her boyfriend, the document stated.

Vasquez hit the victim so hard it knocked him out, police said. When the man woke up, he told police, he saw that there was “a cut on his scrotum with an unknown sharp weapon.”

The victim sought treatment at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, where police noticed bruises all over his body.

Vasquez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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