A 62 year-old woman called Joyce was almost beaten to death, she was trying to save a co-worker from an attack when she was attacked instead. The unknown man was armed with a hammer when he randomly attacked employees from Crittenton Children’s Centre. She saw that her co-worker was being hit with a hammer so she rushed to save her, when the man turned to her and hit her across her face.
Luckily a third employee managed to rush to the scene and scare off the attacker, meanwhile Joyce and her co-worker fled to safety. They were rushed to the hospital minutes after the attacker left, Joyce had only just come out of the hospital as she was receiving treatment for her breast cancer. She says that she feels very lucky to have survived the attack.