MILFORD, DELAWARE (7/21/2015) A 60-year-old woman was arrested after a domestic disturbance at the Brightway Commons apartment complex, Milford police reported today.
Rosa L. Deshields, also known as Rosa L. Person, was in a verbal dispute with a 23-year-old woman when she punched the woman in the head several times, Detective Dwight Young said.
Witnesses tried to separate the two, Young said, but Deshields grabbed a 12-inch oscillating desk fan and began hitting the 23-year-old with it.
After the 23-year-old was able to flee into another room, Young said, Deshields threatened to kill her.
He said a year-old child was present in the apartment during the July 7 incident but was not injured.
The 23-year-old suffered minor injuries to her arms and legs but declined medical treatment.
Deshields was charged with aggravated menaching, assault, terroristic threatening, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief.
She was released on released on $17,550 unsecured bond.