facebook
twitter
search
search

Easter egg hunt ends in violence

April 9, 2012 at 1:43 PM

MEMPHIS, April 9 (UPI) -- Memphis police said an Easter egg hunt ended with a brawl between two families and a woman's arrest for taking a hammer to a man's head.

Police said the man argued with Annette Pearson, 43, Sunday because he thought she was giving the children too much help finding the grand prize golden egg containing $7, The Memphis Commercial Appeal reported Monday.

The families broke into violence after the man slapped the woman twice and police said Pearson retrieved a claw hammer from her house and struck the man in the head, leaving a wound that required four staples.

Pearson was charged with felony aggravated assault and taken to Shelby County's Jail East for women in lieu of $20,000 bond.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Man helps shark return to ocean at North Carolina beach
German man launches lawn darts to show dangers
Watermelon cutting attempt sends sword through glass table
Washington state raccoon teaches cub to climb a tree
Police: Florida motorist accidentally jumped drawbridge