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Woman Arrested for Assaulting Her Mother


SALISBURY, Md. A Wicomico County woman is in behind bars charged with physically assaulting her own mother.

According to police, officers were called out to a home in Salisbury for reports of an assault Tuesday morning. Officials say when the officers arrived at the home, they were met by an elderly woman.

The woman told police she was in pain after being physically assaulted by her own daughter, Jeanette Fortt. The victim said she was struck on the neck and back several times by her daughter. She was taken to PRMC and treated for her injuries.

The elderly victim also told police the assaults occurred on a daily basis. Sheriff deputies arrested and charged Fortt with abuse of a vulnerable adult. She's being held on $100,000 bond.

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