CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — The Clearwater Police Department arrested a woman for allegedly hitting her son with a piece of a chair, according to an arrest report.
Police said at around 2:12 p.m. Thursday, Janice Angela Blunt, 37, was arguing with the victim when she “intentionally struck the victim with a piece of wood.”
The arrest report said the piece of wood came from a chair.
According to police, the victim suffered two lacerations to the upper portion of his right eye, causing the eye to be swollen shut. The eye was “over the size of a golf ball,” police said.
The arrest report said the victim was taken to a hospital.
Investigators also said they learned that a large piece of wood was missing from a piece of living room furniture while speaking to Blunt’s daughter.
Blunt was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and booked into the Pinellas County Jail.