Johnson City Woman Arrested for Home Invasion

Published 08/14 2014 04:31PM

Updated 08/14 2014 05:31PM

A Johnson City woman is accused of breaking into an elderly man's home in Binghamton and attacking him with a knife.

Binghamton Police say the home invasion took place at 65 Cleveland Avenue.

Valerie Fleming-Spencer, 54, is accused of entering the home through an unlocked door at about 5 a.m. on August 7.

Police say the 88-year-old resident was able to fend off the knife attack, receiving minor injuries to his hands and face.

Fleming-Spencer was arrested on Tuesday, and police say they've recovered the knife.

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