Police: Woman violently attacked 83-year-old

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A young woman has been arrested for an especially violent attack on an 83-year-old.

The victim said 21-year-old Stephanie Espinosa beat her in her home with a metal bar she used for protection, then robbed her. The woman was able to fight Espinosa off and go for help.

The victim, who has dementia, told police Espinosa had befriended her. The victim was left with 20 staples in her head.

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