SAPD: Suspect beat 83-year-old woman with piece of metal
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police arrested a woman Tuesday who is accused of assaulting an 83-year-old woman with a piece of metal.
LaTosha Cooke-Holden, 44, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to jail records.
On Tuesday night, police were called to the 700 block of San Pedro Avenue to respond to a reported assault.
Officers spoke to the victim, who said Cooke-Holden struck her repeatedly with a stick and a piece of metal. The woman was taken to Baptist Hospital to be treated for her injuries, according to preliminary information provided by the police department.
Other officers located Cooke-Holden nearby. She was still holding the large piece of metal, police said.
Cooke-Holden confessed to beating the woman, police said, and the assault was also witnessed by two other people who were driving home at the time of the incident.
Cooke-Holden's bail was set at $75,000.
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