Police: Man assaults mother, breaking 9 of her ribs

Police in a New York village say a man broke nine of his mother's ribs and punctured her lung in an attack.

New York State Police said Tuesday they responded to the Grenadier Village apartment complex in Liverpool for a report of an elderly woman in a vehicle with injuries. Troopers say they learned the 74-year-old woman was assaulted by her 46-year-old son, who police say admitted to the assault on the scene.

The woman was taken to SUNY Upstate university Hospital.  She was listed in stable condition after doctors determined that she suffered nine broken ribs, a punctured lung and other internal injuries from the assault.

The son faces was charged with Assault 2nd degree (D-felony) and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (A-misdemeanor). He was arraigned in Syracuse City Court and held on $10,000 cash bail /$20,000 bond and a full stay away order of protection was issued.

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