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Woman appears in Becker County court for attacking 2 women

An International Falls woman made her first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of third degree assault.

Kasey Lynn Mai, 33, of 3503 Town Home Rd., International Falls, is accused of assaulting two adult women at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes on Dec. 5, 2010. She is also facing a related gross misdemeanor charge of harassment in connection with the incident. According to the complaint, the two women had gone out onto the hotel patio for a smoke when they ran into Mai's boyfriend and started talking to him.

When they went back inside, Mai allegedly went up to them and hit one of the women in the face, then pushed the other one forcibly to the ground, causing her to break a rib. She also allegedly tore a chunk of the second woman's hair out before leaving the scene.

Mai has been released without bail pending her next court appearance, at a May 31 omnibus hearin