Man Assaults His 88-Year-Old Mother: Cops

An elderly woman is in the hospital after police say she was assaulted by her own son.

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Sep 30, 2012  |  Updated 6:22 PM EDT
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Man Assaults His 88-Year-Old Mother: Cops

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An elderly woman is in the hospital after police say she was assaulted by her own son.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday on the 600 block of North 54th Street in West Philadelphia, according to investigators. Police say a 55-year-old man struck his 88-year-old mother twice in the head. She was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition with a laceration on her head.

Investigators say the man fled on foot. Police believe the man is a drug addict who was trying to get money from his mother. They have not yet released a description of him or his identity.


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