Elderly Woman Recovering From Beating

A homeless man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly battering an elderly woman.

Salina Police say that at around 3:5 in the afternoon, 83-year-old Dortha Pace confronted a man about being on a property at 1200 W. Crawford. The property is a trailer park.

The man, identified as 59-year-old Randy Shelinbarger, allegedly struck her over the head with a pot. Pace was treated at the hospital with stitches.

Shelinbarger was arrested, and could face charges that include aggravated battery.