Police: Elderly woman assaulted after confronting man using drugs

Police: Elderly woman assaulted after confronting man using drugs. (WJAR)

An elderly woman was assaulted after confronting a man using drugs said police in Fall River.

This past Saturday Fall River Police say a 64-year-old was attacked after she says she approached a black male doing drugs on Reuben Street. The woman told police the 6-foot-tall man became agitated and shoved her. This caused her to fall and hit her head on the ground police say she reported. She also told police that while she was on the ground the man tried to strangle her.

The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment.

While at the hospital police say the woman became uncooperative and would not give a better description of the attacker.

Police are still investigating this case and are asking the public for any information related to this incident to call 508-324-2796.


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