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Rutherford Co. man accused of attacking elderly mother

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Spencer Arrowood (Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office) Spencer Arrowood (Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office)
RUTHERFORDTON, NC (FOX Carolina) -

A Rutherford County man was arrested Thursday morning after deputies said he attacked his elderly mother.

Deputies said they were called to Rutherford Regional Hospital just before 4 a.m. after 82-year-old Bernice Arrowood was admitted with fractures and a head injury.

Spencer Arrowood, Bernice Arrowood's 51-year-old son, was arrested and charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill. He was being held in jail on $500,000 bond.

Bernice Arrowood was transferred to Mission Hospital in Asheville, where she was listed in stable condition.

Deputies did not immediately release details of the attack.

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