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Man arrested after slapping elderly woman in Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley Police Department

SCOTTS VALLEY, (KION-TV)-- Scotts Valley police said they arrested a man after allegedly slapping an elderly woman walking with her grandson on Scotts Valley Drive Thursday morning.

Callers said that the man also vandalized a local business sign and was throwing garbage cans on the street. Officers arrived and found the suspect within a minute, said police.

Witnesses positively identified the suspect, and he was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail for battery and vandalism, said police.

Police said the victim did not need medical treatment, but victim advocate services were provided.

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  1. RE the clown in Scotts Valley, forget the jail time and break out the horse whip. He needs to experience the same kind of pain that he inflicts on the defenseless, instead of a few days in jail and probation.

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