National Grid Worker Shuts off Electricity, Is Attacked by Customer

National Grid Worker Shuts off Electricity, Is Attacked by Customer

Don Lehman | Watertown Daily Times

A National Grid worker was assaulted Tuesday morning by the resident of a Broadway home who attacked her as she went to the home to turn off electricity, police said.

The worker suffered facial injuries when she was tackled from behind and punched by Patricia Lafferty, 25, who had argued with the employee moments before the attack.

Fort Edward Police Sgt. Dean Watkins said the National Grid employee suffered “serious” facial injuries that required a trip to Glens Falls Hospital, but he believed she had been released as of Wednesday morning…(Read the full story)

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