Woman Charged in Attacking Singer Lester Chambers Arrested

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    A woman charged with attacking R&B singer Lester Chambers at a San Francisco Bay Area blues festival has surrendered to authorities.

    Alameda County Sheriff's officials said 43-year-old Dinalynn Andrews-Potter of Barstow turned herself in Thursday, a month after she was charged with assault and elder abuse.

    Chambers is a member of Chambers Brothers, best known for their 1968 hit "Time Has Come Today.''

    RAW VIDEO: Lester Chambers Attacked After Song to Trayvon Martin

    [BAY] RAW VIDEO: Lester Chambers Attacked After Song to Trayvon Martin
    Soul Singer Lester Chambers was attacked Saturday at a Hayward music festival after he sang a song about Trayvon Martin, who was shot in February 2012 . Fuse TV provided this video.

    He said he was performing the Curtis Mayfield song "People Get Ready,'' which he dedicated to Trayvon Martin at a Hayward blues festival when a woman jumped on stage and shoved him to the ground. The 73-year-old singer called the July 13 attack a hate crime.

    Andrews-Potter told police she had a stress disorder and that a repetitive part of the song caused her to snap.

    UPDATE: Singer Lester Chambers Plans Civil Suit Against Hayward

    [BAY] UPDATE: Singer Lester Chambers Plans Civil Suit Against Hayward
    A legendary blues singer from the Bay Area injured in an attack that was caught on camera plans to file a civil lawsuit tomorrow. On Sunday, Lester Chambers and his attorney sat down with NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis to explain why they are filing the suit.