Lexington police arrested a man who allegedly attacked and cut a woman inside a grocery store Wednesday afternoon.
The woman in her 70s had her throat slashed with a sharp instrument in the Kroger at 150 West Lowry Lane Lane off Nicholasville Road, said Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts.
The woman was taken to a hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, Roberts said. No one else was hurt.
Police charged Corey Lane Cummins, 43, with first-degree assault in connection with the attack. He was lodged in the Fayette County jail.
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Video from the store shows "he was following the woman from behind right before the slashing incident took place," Roberts said.
The incident was reported before 3 p.m. Wednesday.