SSPD: 75-Year-Old Sulphur Springs Woman Injured During Altercation With Granddaughter

A 75-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was reportedly injured during an altercation with her granddaughter at a Glover Street residence Saturday afternoon.

Jessica Elizabeth Bender

Sulphur Springs Police Sgt. Brandon Mayes and Officer Derrick Williams responded at 12:43 p.m. Aug. 6, 2022, to the reported disturbance. Upon arriving the older woman was reported to have been pushed down by her granddaughter, Jessica Elizabeth Bender. The grandmother reportedly fell over a wooden glider and hit a glass end table, causing injury to her wrist. The grandmother claimed the wrist to be burning. A short time later, Mayes noted the woman’s wrist was red.

The 31-year-old Sulphur Springs woman was taken into custody at 1:11 p.m. Aug. 6, 2022, in connection with the altercation and assault of her grandmother. Police, in arrest reports, noted Jessica Bender showed some resistance to the officers efforts.

Police later learned Bender’s grandmother is a 75-year-old woman, resulting in the 31-year-old being booked into Hopkins County jail at 4:36 p.m. Aug. 6, on an injury to an elderly charge, according to arrest reports. Bender remained in Hopkins County jail Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Her bond was set at $30,000 on the third-degree felony injury to elderly charge, according to jail reports. publishes Sulphur Springs Police Department reports and news. The Police Department is located at 125 Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas. Non-emergency calls can be made to (903) 885-7602.

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The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is located at 298 Rosemont Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. You can reach them for non-emergency matters at (903) 438-4040.

Author: KSST Contributor

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