Mother flown to hospital after being assaulted by daughter in Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A woman was flown to a trauma center Thursday evening after being hit with an object by her daughter during an altercation in Lake Worth, said Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Paramedics responded around 7:41 p.m. to calls of an assault on the 4000 block of Gulfstream Road and found an adult female that had sustained injuries that made her a trauma patient, said Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

The woman was flown to Delray Medical Center by Trauma Hawk, Borroto said.

Barbera said the woman's daughter was taken into custody.

There are no other details immediately available.

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