Parking Space Spat Leads to Elder Abuse Charges

Younger woman assaults 71-year-old
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 19, 2008 6:23 PM CDT
A California woman faces several charges, including elder abuse, over a parking space dispute.   (Magnum Photos)
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(Newser) – A woman in Stockton, Calif., is facing elder-abuse charges after she allegedly attacked a 71-year-old woman who caught her parking in a handicap spot without a permit, CBS reports. The victim says her 26-year-old assailant “put her baby down and came at me with both hands” when she saw the older woman taking a photo of her license plate. The victim was knocked down but not seriously hurt.