17-Year-Old Youth Arrested for Alleged Elder Abuse

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CALEXICO – On Wednesday, August 10, Calexico Police Officers responded to an alleged elder abuse incident on the 600 block of Rockwood Avenue. According to police logs, upon their arrival, officers encountered an elderly woman locked outside of her residence.

Officers determined the woman’s 17-year-old grandson had intentionally locked her outside with the knowledge there was soaring temperatures outside. The 17-year-old youth was placed under arrest for suspected elderly abuse and booked at the Imperial County Juvenile Hall.