Cocoa Woman Arrested, Accused of Running Over Her Mother

Cocoa Police Department announced the arrest of a woman accused of driving a car over her own mother. According to police, the incident occurred at a residence on Temple St, when Amber Scheuren-Rusnak, also known by Amber Scheurene, got into an argument with her mother, yanked her out of the car, beat her, and then ran her over.

Following the attack, the daughter escaped and then crashed around the corner on Lincoln Rd. She then attempted to evade police by hiding in a neighbor’s yard. Officers caught up with her, they wrapped her in a cover and struggled to get her in the back of a squad car.