Elderly assault brings charges

BATAVIA — A Batavia woman faces felony charges after she allegedly used a weapon to assault an incompetent elderly person early Sunday morning, state police said.

State police were called to a residence just after 3 a.m. for a reported domestic dispute.

An investigation led to charges against Jessica J. Stocum, 44.

Stocum is charged with felony second-degree assault with a weapon, felony endangering the welfare of an incompetent person, endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person by causing serious injury and criminal possession of a weapon.

Stocum was arraigned and committed to jail with bail set at $10,000.

No other details were released.

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