EAST GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A suspect is now in custody after an elderly woman was assaulted at an assisted living facility on Long Island.
The incident happened around 4:50 a.m. Monday.READ MORE: Delta Variant Intensifies Urgency To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Health Experts Say
Police say 48-year-old Andrea Richards, of St. Albans, hit the 92-year-old victim in the face, giving her a black eye.READ MORE: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night
Richards is a health care worker at the facility in East Garden City.
She was arrested at her home Tuesday night and charged with assault, endangering an incompetent person and endangering the welfare of the elderly.MORE NEWS: See It: NYPD Says Teenager Targeted For His Shoes By 2 Suspects Inside Bronx Bodega
Detectives ask anyone else who may have been a victim of Richards’ to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers or call 911.