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Caregiver arrested for elder abuse

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) -- A caregiver is in jail and an 88-year-old California woman is hospitalized with dislocated fingers and brain swelling.

Tulare County sheriff's deputies were called Sunday morning to investigate possible abuse at the home in Three Rivers, a community 30 miles northeast of Visalia.

The Fresno Bee (http://bit.ly/10eC6jr ) the elderly woman was taken to a hospital and the 66-year-old caregiver was arrested and booked into jail for investigation of elder abuse. The caregiver's name hasn't been released.

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Information from: The Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com

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