86-year-old man assaulted in southeast Bakersfield

A 19-year-old woman is in custody
Posted at 9:10 AM, Jan 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-22 13:06:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to reports of assault with a deadly weapon around 7:40 a.m. on Saturday at the 700 block of Delfino Lane.

Deputies said a a 19-year-old woman stabbed her 86-year-old uncle with an unknown object multiple times.

The man had mild to moderate injuries and was driven to the hospital.

The woman was arrested for attempted murder and elder abuse.

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