El­derly woman suf­fers bro­ken ribs dur­ing ar­gu­ment about pants

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - NEWS - By Penny Ray pen­nyray@trentonian.com @Pen­ny_Ray on Twit­ter

TREN­TON » A city woman was ar­rested for ag­gra­vated as­sault Tues­day night after she al­legedly broke an el­derly woman’s ribs dur­ing an ar­gu­ment re­gard­ing pants.

Tashya Good­son-James, 48, is ac­cused of punch­ing an 85-year-old woman in the head be­fore kick­ing her in the ribs around 11:45 p.m.

Po­lice learned about the as­sault after hos­pi­tal per­son­nel called cops to re­port the el­derly vic­tim suf­fered four bro­ken ribs.

The vic­tim later told de­tec­tives she was ar­gu­ing with Good­son-James out­side in the 400 block of West State Street, where the bru­tal at­tack took place.

The woman said they were ar­gu­ing about a pair of jeans when Good­sonJames punched her in the side of the head. After the vic­tim fell onto the con­crete, po­lice say, Good­sonJames kicked the woman.

After po­lice in­ter­viewed the vic­tim, they drove to the lo­ca­tion of the as­sault and ar­rested Good­son-James, who re­sides near the scene of the crime.

Tashya Good­son-James

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