Elderly Woman Catches Husband on Dating Site, Breaks Her Hip When He Pushes Her Down
An old man was arrested after he pushed his elderly wife of 33 years to the ground and broke her hip after she busted him looking at a dating website, officially making this the most Florida sentence you've read all year.
According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report, the elderly couple began arguing when the woman became angry over her husband logging onto a dating site. She allegedly slapped the man across the face during the incident. He allegedly responded by pushing her down.
The report did not identify which site it was. SeniorPeopleMeet.com?
According to the report, Edward Aronson, 76, called 911 almost an hour after having shoved his 77-year-old wife to the ground.
Paramedics responded to the couple's home in the 8200 block of Abalone Point Boulevard and then took the woman to Bethesda Hospital West. According to the report, a doctor confirmed the woman's right hip was indeed broken.
According to a written statement by a nurse at the hospital, she overheard Aronson talking on the phone telling the person on the other end, "She accused me of cheating and was yelling at me, so I pushed her."
The nurse said Aronson glared at his wife as he spoke on the phone.
"After 33 years of marriage, I cannot believe it," the woman said to deputies when she told them about the dating site she caught him looking at.
According to the report, Aronson admitted to deputies of shoving his wife to the ground during their fight. She admitted to slapping him.
Aronson had some swelling on his left cheek and a red mark on his face.
Both decided not to give deputies formal statements.
According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Aronson had never been arrested before. Deputies arrested him Sunday at the hospital on charges of battery and aggravated battery on a person over 65 years old.
He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and was released several hours later on $5,000 bail.
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