Police: Elderly woman attempts to slit 21-year-old's throat at funeral home

MOXEE POLICE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE -- On April 11, 2012 at approximately 6:30 PM Officers were dispatched to Brookside Funeral home at 500 W. Prospect WY In Moxee in reference to an assault.

When Officers arrived they were advised that a 69 year old female had attempted to cut the throat of 21 year old male with a razor knife.

The female suspect was taken into custody at the scene and the weapon was recovered from her. The victim was not injured.

The assault was witnessed by several people at the location.

The investigation is continuing.

The suspect was booked into the Yakima County Jail by the Moxee Police Department requesting she be charged with first degree assault.