Police: 3 charged with assaulting 67-year-old man suffering from dementia

Police: 3 charged with assaulting 67-year-old man suffering from dementia
Timothy Akemon, 43, Tina Lay, 47, Daron Adams, 40, are being charged in the assault. (Source: Rice, Briana)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Three people have been charged for seriously injuring a 67-year-old man suffering from dementia, according to court documents.

Timothy Akemon, 43, Tina Lay, 47, Daron Adams, 40, are being charged in the assault.

The documents state that on April 1, Akemon drove his vehicle into a parking lot in the 7000 block of Colerain Avenue, near Banning Road, to confront 67-year-old Steven Lewis.

The suspects said that the victim was crossing Colerain Avenue at a slow rate in front of their vehicle, according to records.

Akemon and Adams exited the car, approached the victim, and then struck him in the head with a closed fist, causing serious head injuries.

Lay then drove the car away after the attack, according to court documents.

Lewis was taken to University Hospital.

The three suspects are currently being held in the Hamilton County Jail. Lay is being held on $75,000 bond, while Adam’s was is $250,000 and Akemon at $350,000.

The three will appear in court on April 15.

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