Valdez used heavy-duty scissors on her husband (right) Picture: ABC7
A woman who attempted to sever her husband’s penis with a very large pair of scissors has been spared jail.
Virginia Valdez, 72, of Palm Springs, was sentenced to community service and three years’ probation after the assault on her husband’s member.
Valdez lured her husband to the bedroom, then attempted to sever his penis with heavy-duty scissors, in an unprovoked attack.
Her husband, Cesar Valdez, was hospitalised after the attack – and held up the case as evidence of the differing levels of sentences handed out to women in domestic violence cases.
‘I am here in front of you today to emphasize that male spouses can also be victims of domestic violence, but in some cases, men are afraid to talk for fear of ridicule or for fear of being labeled as some sort of freak or a wimp,’…
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