70-year-old nurse assaulted by patient at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn

A 70-year-old nurse is in critical condition after she was attacked by a patient at Brookdale Hospital. The assault happened at around 6 p.m. Friday.

There is one suspect in custody in connection with the assault.

There is one suspect in custody in connection with the assault. (2/7/14)

BROOKLYN - A 70-year-old nurse is in critical condition after she was attacked by a patient at Brookdale Hospital.

The assault happened at around 6 p.m. Friday. The nurse is being treated at Brookdale Hospital. 

Police are investigating and have not released information on how the events unfolded. 

There is one suspect in custody in connection with the assault.

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