Woodstock woman charged with attempted murder of relative
Published Saturday, December 22, 2012 11:28AM EST
Last Updated Saturday, December 22, 2012 8:04PM EST
A 62-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder in Woodstock.
The alleged attack took place at the Chieftan Apartments on Chieftan Street. Police were called to the scene around 5:30 am on Friday.
The alleged victim in the case is an 85-year-old relative, believed by neighbours to be the alleged attacker's mother. However, police have not yet confirmed the relationship.
Emergency crews found the elderly woman suffering from non-life threatening injuries. She is currently recovering in hospital and expected to return home shortly.
Leah Bank, 62, has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a weapon. Police have not disclosed what the weapon was.
Neighbours say the area is relatively calm, and many were surprised to see a heavy police presence.
"Everybody's friendly. It's very safe, I feel very safe here," neighbour Joyce Cox told CTV News.
Bank is being held in custody and is due in court Monday.
The alleged attack took place at the Chieftan Apartments on Chieftan Street.
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