Elderly Merced Man Arrested After Assaulting Roommate

(Photo Courtesy: Merced PD)

(KMJ) — An elderly man was arrested Wednesday night after he struck his roommate in the head.

Merced Police says they got a call just after 8 p.m. about a disturbance at a home on West San Clemente Drive.

When officers arrived, they learned 65-year-old Richard Gluhm assaulted his roommate with a walking cane during an argument. The victim was not seriously hurt.

Gluhm was arrested for aggravated assault and booked into the Merced County Jail.