Police say a woman has been charged after she allegedly assaulted an elderly woman in Courtenay Tuesday.
Comox Valley RCMP said on Aug. 27 at around 5:10 p.m., officers were called to the area of Menzies Avenue and 3rd Street for a report of an elderly woman being assaulted.
Police said thanks to several witnesses who stopped to intervene, a 32-year-old woman from Vancouver was arrested a short distance away.
The elderly woman, whose age was not released by police, suffered minor injuries and was not taken to hospital.
Katherine Devlin, 32, has been charged with assault and robbery. She has been held in custody pending a court appearance.