Wife Accused of Trying to Cut off Husband's Penis During Oral Sex
PALM SPRINGS (KTLA) -- A 70-year old woman accused of trying to cut off her husband's penis with a pair of scissors has been ordered to stand trial.

pleaded not guilty Tuesday to assault with a deadly weapon.

Virginia Valdez is free on $100,000 bail, but is banned from having any contact with her husband.

Valdez plead not guilty in January to inflicting corporal injury on a spouse and assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the Dec. 3 attack.

Palm Springs police received a report of an assault at a home on Rochelle Road that day.

When officers arrived, they found the 62-year-old man with injuries to his genital area, according to police.

The man told officers that his wife had attempted to sever his penis with a pair of scissors.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The injuries were deemed non-life threatening and he was later released.

Valdez faces up to nine years in prison if convicted.