Police investigate assault at nursing home

Lufkin Police are investigating a possible assault at a nursing home.

A director at Castle Pines Health & Rehabilitation at 2414 W. Frank Ave. reported that someone works at the nursing home was seen slapping the hand of a patient on Sunday.

The elderly patient had bruising to the backs of both hands and a tear to the skin of her upper arm.

Spokesman Lt. David Young said police are investigating the incident and have not made an arrest yet.

An administrator with Castle Pines declined to comment on the incident.