Elderly man allegedly assaults caregiver with knife
David L. Simmons was taken into custody Monday morning at his home in the 100 block of Thorp Lane in Washougal after allegedly stabbing his 30-year-old caregiver with a knife. Police arrived on the scene and questioned Simmons, and he initially refused to come out of the building, police said. He was arrested around 1:30 a.m. Monday.
The woman was taken to Peace Health Medical Center with serious injuries. Her condition was unknown at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Simmons is being held in Skamania County Jail.