HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A man is accused of trying to kill his mother at their Long Island home.Anti-Violence Advocates Rally In Harlem Following Death Of 10-Year-Old Boy On Saturday
According to police, Khandpur’s 82-year-old mother had just entered their home when Khandpur grabbed her, dragged her to the top of the basement stairs and tried to throw her down.
The victim was able to get free, but Khandpur allegedly bit her on the cheek.READ MORE: NYPD: 28-Year-Old Woman Shot To Death Outside Catering Hall In Cypress Hills, Brooklyn
Police say the woman got away from her son and barricaded herself in a bedroom. When she came out several hours later, Khandpur allegedly attacked her again, punching her in the head.
The woman then managed to get out of the house and call 911. Khandpur was arrested without incident when officers arrived.MORE NEWS: CBS2 Weather Headlines: Clear, Cold Overnight; Slightly Warmer Monday; Bigger Boost Tuesday
Khandpur is facing a number of charges, including attempted murder and assault.