Jennifer Trodden, 44, of Beverly Hills, is accused of beating up a 66-year-old Citrus Co. man

Posted at 10:38 AM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 10:39:37-04

A 44-year-old Citrus County woman is accused of beating up a 66-year-old Beverly Hills man.

Jennifer Trodden of 2 Clifford Drive in Beverly Hills is now charged with criminal mischief, battery and burglary with battery.

According to an arrest affidavit, Trodden rode a bicycle to a Beverly Hills home where she broke the man's front door and then repeatedly punched him.

The man feel and hit his head, Citrus County deputies say.

A witness across the street reportedly told deputies they watched Trodden attack the man.

Following the attack Trodden left on her bike, deputies added.

The man was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries, including a cut to his arm.

According to deputies, the woman was acquainted with a friend of the victim. 

Deputies say when they questioned Trodden, she claimed the man threw an object at her while she was riding by on her bike.

Trodden reportedly admitted there was a verbal altercation but denied the fight becoming physical.