Man Under Arrest On Elder Abuse Charges

A man is under arrest for assaulting and burning an elderly Hereford on Saturday, May 14th.

Police were called out at 1:30p.m. to the 100 block of Nueces on an assault call.

Thats when the officers found a 79-year-old woman with injuries to her head and body.

She was flown to a Lubbock hospital with serious life-threatening injuries.

The suspect, 44-year-old Cortney Brannon was arrested and placed in the Deaf Smith County Jail, charged with injury to the Elderly Causing Bodily Injury

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