PSW charged in elder assault: London police

London Police Cruiser. File photo. Kelly Wang/980 CFPL

London police say a personal support worker (PSW) has been charged with assault after an elderly woman sustained serious injuries.

On Feb. 19 at 3 a.m., police say a woman employed as a PSW was working at an address in the west end of the city, caring for an elderly woman.

Police say a person witnessed the PSW assaulting the victim and later reported it to police on March 3.

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The victim is reported to have sustained “serious injuries.”

As a result of the investigation, a 22-year-old London woman is charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm.

The accused is expected to appear in London court on June 23 in relation to the charge.

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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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