ALHAMBRA ( — A man is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of residential burglary and other crimes stemming from an alleged attack on a 79-year-old woman.

Alonzo Bernard Johnson, 49, allegedly entered the woman’s South Pasadena home the morning of August 5. He is accused of threatening her with a paring knife from her kitchen and beating her face.

The victim was hospitalized, but is expected to make a full recovery.

Johnson was arrested shortly after fleeing the home with a handful of the victim’s jewelry, according to police.

He has been charged with one count each of residential burglary, residential robbery and kidnapping, according to authorities.


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