85-year-old man charged over attack with cane

DENVER — Formal charges have been filed against an 85-year-old man accused of attacking a person with his cane during a dispute over a disabled parking place.

John Copeland is charged with assault on an at-risk adult. The elderly man is accused of hitting a 66-year-old parking enforcement volunteer while arguing over a handicapped parking permit on Dec 15.

According to KCNC-TV, Copeland is out on bond and scheduled to appear in court on Jan 18 to be advised of the charges.



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