(LOS ANGELES) -- A North Hollywood man is charged with assaulting his 60-year-old mother, Los Angeles County officials announced Wednesday.
Gerry Peter Loy, 24, allegedly knocked the woman unconscious on July 27.
Loy is charged with one felony count of assault by means likely to product great bodily injury.
Loy is currently on probation after pleading no contest to elder abuse in a previous case involving a 79-year-old.
If convicted in his mother's case and found in violation of probation, he faces a maximum of eight years in state prison.
The incident remains under investigation.
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