Reginald Pass
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

94-year-old Atlanta woman allegedly punched repeatedly in ‘brutal assault’

An Atlanta man is in jail on allegations he attacked a 94-year-old woman in her East Lake home, according to police records.

Reginald Pass was charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to a person 65 years of age or older following the alleged Sept. 30 attack.

Pass was held on $15,000 bond and has not been released from the DeKalb County Jail, according to the sheriff’s office.

Officers were called to the Daniel Avenue home and found the woman with a large amount of blood pouring from her face, according to an Atlanta Police Department report obtained by

“It appeared as if a brutal assault had occurred there,” an officer wrote in the report.

The woman had a black eye, a laceration around her eyebrow and a large amount of swelling to her face, the report stated. There was blood splatter on her kitchen floor.

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The woman, who was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition, told police that a man came to her home and forced his way in.

She identified the man as Pass, and said he became aggressive toward her, chased her to her bedroom and punched her in the face, the report stated. The woman said Pass often does yard work for her and other neighbors.

He allegedly told the woman, “(Expletive), I’m going to kill you.”

Officers saw Pass walking down the street and arrested him, police said.

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