A West Bay woman was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm to an elderly woman.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Force said it received a report of an assault Thursday that had occurred the previous day in West Bay at a residence off Watercourse Road.

“An elderly woman was assaulted by someone known to her during an argument at the residence,” RCIPS said in a press statement.

The elderly woman was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital and treated for a broken hand.

The suspect, age 33, is on bail as the investigation continues.

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