Police: Assault of elderly woman not being investigated as a hate crime

(Courtesy: KTLA/Los Angeles Police Department)

LOS ANGELES (WSYX/WTTE) -- A woman is in police custody for a brutal attack of an elderly woman in Los Angeles.

Alexis Duvall, 27, is accused of battering an 83-year-old woman from behind in Koreatown Wednesday afternoon.

The assault caused the woman to fall on her face, leaving her with a gash on her head and pain in her knee, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Investigators said the suspected attacker yelled obscenities and appeared to be mentally ill or under the influence at the time of her arrest.

woman assaulted elderly lady down the street Wednesday afternoon in Koreatown.

Duvall is being held on $50,000 bail.

KTLA Los Angeles Police Department


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