Elderly woman injured in assault in Broomfield; suspect in custody

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — An elderly woman was assaulted near a path on Tuesday afternoon, the Broomfield Police Department said.

Police say they received a report of the assault near Sheridan Boulevard and Highland Park Drive.

The witness provided a description of the suspect, an adult male, and police apprehended a man matching the physical and clothing description nearby.

He was taken into custody.

The victim of the assault was taken to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The suspect was taken to a hospital later Tuesday night for undetermined medical concerns, police said.

Police did not release any other information.

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