Officers from the Nacogdoches Police Department responded to an assault of an 89-year-old woman that happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday evening in an assisted living facility on 3001 Westward Dr.

According to law enforcement, the nursing home patient was taken to the hospital with a cut on her arm.

Police are investigating the case to find out the exact cause of the woman's injury, but they have determined she was assaulted by a known person.

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