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Grandson arrested for stabbing grandmother, 77, and assault with ax handle


ALTADENA, California — A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing his 77-year-old grandmother and hitting her over the head with an ax handle.

The Altadena woman required emergency surgery after the attack Friday night.

Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Cruz Solis says the grandson was arrested without incident after his blood-soaked grandmother was spotted on a neighbor's front porch.

She had been stabbed multiple times.

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