A family feud in a Roseau North community has resulted in the hospitalization of  an elderly woman and the arrest of her daughter.

According to information reaching Dominica News Online, a woman and her mother from Upper Fond Cole were arguing about domestic matters for hours on Tuesday.

It is alleged that the woman attacked her mother, hitting her with a stone.

“That woman and her mother always in a tie up. All yesterday they were arguing. I don’t know what her mother told her but she hit the lady with a stone and she fell,” one eyewitness told DNO.

The eyewitness added that “blood was coming from her head and the lady arm was swollen. They called the ambulance for her and she was taken to the hospital. Then we called the police and they came to pick up the daughter”.

The police confirmed when contacted, that the young woman was in custody but had not yet been charged.