SIOUX FALLS - A Baltic woman was arrested by Sioux Falls police Sunday after she attacked an elderly woman with a curling iron.

Officer Sam Clemens stated that the 73-year-old victim said she was struck with a hot curling iron on May 31st by the estranged wife of her grandson.

Clemens says the woman told police the suspect was dropping off her four-year-old daughter, and the victim, who had been fixing her hair, carried the curling iron with her when she went to the door:


Sioux Falls Police Officer Sam Clemens:


Clemens says after the victim reported the incident on Sunday, 32-year-old Lori Lynn Dover of Baltic was arrested on an aggravated assault charge.

The victim was treated for burns but was not hospitalized.