Woman assaulted while visiting patient in hospital
Officer Aaron Carter, with the Orange Police Dept., responded to a call in the 1600 block of Strickland Monday afternoon in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, he met with a member of the nursing staff who took him to meet with a woman, who had been involved in a disturbance.
The woman advised police that she had been assaulted by her fiance’s mother while she had been visiting him in the hospital. She said when the mother arrived at the hospital, she began to yell at the victim, and point her finger in the victim’s face.
The woman then slapped the victim’s face. The victim told police at that time, nurses came into the room and asked the mother to leave. As the mother left, she verbally assaulted the woman as well.
The victim stated that she wishes to press charges against the woman.