A Buffalo woman was arrested and charged with second-degree assault after she allegedly clubbed a male friend with a piece of metal pipe during an argument last week, Buffalo police reported Monday.

Briefly jailed, Carolyn D. Billyard, 53, Minnesota Avenue, is free pending court action in connection with the incident in her house about 11 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The man she is accused of assaulting suffered latercations and bleeding on the left side of his face and scalp, police said, He was taken to the VA Hospital for treatment.