HAYWARD -- A 50-year-old woman is facing felony elder abuse charges after police say she attacked and injured her 80-year-old parents at their home this week.

Officers responded at 1 p.m. on Tuesday to a residence in the 900 block of Collins Court for a report of an assault, Sgt. Mark Ormsby said.

Arriving officers learned the woman tried to beat her 80-year-old father with a large metal dog brush and that she also kicked her father and 80-year-old mother several times each, inflicting visible injuries.

A motive for the assault was not immediately known.

The daughter, whose name was not immediately released by police, was arrested on suspicion of elder abuse and an emergency protective order was obtained, barring the her from returning to the home for several days, Ormsby said.

Contact Natalie Neysa Alund at 510-293-2469. Follow her at Twitter.com/nataliealund.



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