Police: Man tries to kill girlfriend's 91-year-old mother

GIG HARBOR, Wash. -- A 47-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly trying and failing to kill his girlfriend's 91-year-old mother in her Gig Harbor condominium.

According to the Gig Harbor Police Department, the man attempted to smother the victim with a pillow-like object while she was sitting in a reclining chair.

However, the victim regained consciousness after the man ran off and was able to call for help, according to police. She is expected to recover from the incident.

The man was booked into Pierce County Jail for investigation of attempted murder.

While the attack was premeditated, no motive has been identified, according to police. It is also not clear yet if the man's girlfriend, the victim's daughter, was involved.