HENDERSON State police have asked the adult protective care unit of the Jefferson County Department of Social Services to assist in a domestic situation here in which a housewife, 89, allegedly struck her 92-year-old husband on the head with a glass bottle.
The woman, Norma E. Navik, 12753 County Route 123, was charged Monday afternoon with third-degree assault in an incident that occurred Saturday afternoon, police said. She is due to appear in town of Henderson Court.
Police said she is accused of striking Joseph P. Navik while he was attempting, or threatening, to overturn a table. He declined treatment for a small cut and bruise on his head, police said.