ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Florida ( WEAR) – A man has been arrested for allegedly slapping a woman with a bowl of chili, as well as hitting her and pulling her hair.
According to the arrest report issued by Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, on October 26, 2018 the victim told police she was in a parked car with her boyfriend when 33-year-old Jerald Jenkins approached them.
Jenkins then asked the victim who was in the car with her, according to the report.
The victim stated Jenkins then pulled her out of the car by her hair and began to hit her in the face and body, the report revealed.
The victim’s boyfriend, according to the report, got out of the car and attempted to separate them, and that’s when Jenkins ran inside the victim’s house and came back out with a large kitchen knife.
The report says Jenkins swung the knife at the victim and her boyfriend, and it was a witness who came and broke up the fight.
The report also says the victim and her boyfriend got into her car and left the area.
Jenkins was arrested on Thursday and charged with battery, aggravated assault and larceny.