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Woman injured in attack at Old Worthington Library

Tuesday November 26, 2013 10:21 AM

A 92-year-old woman suffered multiple injuries after she was randomly attacked at the Old Worthington Library last week.

She was assaulted by a 40-year-old woman whom she did not know at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 20, according to Worthington police reports. The attack was completely unprovoked, police reported.

The victim sustained multiple injuries to her face and possible other injuries as a result of being knocked to the floor.

The suspect was hostile with library employees and initially with police who responded.

After police presented a Taser, the woman was arrested without incident and taken directly to the Franklin County jail.

In other Worthington Division of Police incident reports:

* Overnight Nov. 19, someone entered a fenced area around a business in the 6300 block of Huntley Road. They stole four batteries from a truck. There were no signs of forced entry, reports stated.

* A purse was stolen from a vehicle in the 7100 block of North High Street between 2 and 4:22 p.m. Nov. 21.

* Money was taken from desk drawers in the library and office areas at Thomas Worthington High School between Nov. 15 and 18.

* A donation box containing an unknown amount of money was stolen from the exterior of a building in the 6100 block of Linworth Road between 12:30 and 4 a.m. Nov. 23.

* A laptop computer was stolen from a vehicle parked at the fishing access, 600 W. Wilson Bridge Road, between 4:30 and 5 p.m. Nov. 22.

* A wallet was stolen from a vehicle parked at Thomas Worthington High School at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 22.

* A resident of the 400 block of Pittsfield Drive reported an unknown person entered the apartment through loose glass in the door. A cabinet was standing open, but nothing appeared to be missing.

The report was made Nov. 20, but no time of occurrence was listed on the police report.