Elderly woman suffers broken ribs during argument about pants
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.