NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A 72-year-old woman is facing felony charges after police said she stabbed someone trying to throw her walker into a dumpster at a Delaware motel.
Troopers were called around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Hollywood Motel in New Castle, where Delaware State Police said an argument over a suspected theft turned physical. The two people involved were separated, but police said the 72-year-old woman stabbed the 57-year-old victim a short time later as the person tried to throw her walker into a dumpster, police said in a news release Wednesday.READ MORE: Enhanced Risk For Severe Weather Across Philadelphia Region Monday Afternoon
The victim was treated at a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: All Eyes On Pennsylvania Primary As Tuesday's Election Day Approaches
Police said the woman still had the knife in her hand when troopers arrived. She was taken into custody without incident and charged with second-degree assault and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony. She was being held at Baylor Correctional Institution with secured bond set at $30,000.MORE NEWS: Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Shot In Leg In Philadelphia's Haddington Neighborhood
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