Elder abuse reported in Warren County

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Deputies went to conduct a welfare check in reference to possible abuse of an elder by a family member on Maplemere Drive on Wednesday.

When the investigating deputy got to the home, officials say he found 91-year-old Lucille Lindsey of Bowling Green in "immense pain."

Medical Center EMS was immediately notified and responded.

The sheriff's office said it was determined that Lindsey's daughter, 57-year-old Gerri Carnes had assaulted Lindsey earlier in the week.

Lindsey was taken to a local hospital where she's being treated for injuries.

Her daughter, Gerri Carnes was arrested and taken to the Warren County Regional Jail and charged with Wanton Abuse/Neglect of Adult by Person.

Carnes was also served with an Emergency Protective Order.

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