Woman Accused of Stabbing Elderly Man in Waterford

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    A 40-year old woman is arrested for allegedly assaulting an elderly man in his home.

    Waterford police have arrested a 40-year-old New London woman who is accused of stabbing an elderly man in the head in Waterford.
     
    Wendy Lynch was arrested and charged with assault of an elderly person in the second degree and robbery in the first degree.

    Police said the attack happened at a home on Vivian Street, but they were dispatched to a home on Boston Post Road to investigate the stabbing.

    The attack was not random, according to police who said Lynch and the victim know each other. No additional information was available on how they are connected.

    Waterford Ambulance transported the man to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

    Police said Lynch was living at 17 Redden Avenue in New London and officers took her into custody.

    She was held on a $10,000 bond.