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Man Charged with Assaulting His Mother with Ham

A man was arrested in Union City after reportedly throwing a basketball-sized ham at his mother. The ham hit her in the back.

According to a report from the Union City Police Department, Emanule Kennedy is charged with domestic assault in the incident.

Kennedy’s mother told officers she and her son had a disagreement at her home, Tuesday. After the disagreement escalated, she was hit by something in the back as she walked down the hallway of the home.

The report stated that Kennedy did tell officers he threw a ham at his mother, but he did not expect to hit her.

Kennedy has been released from the Obion County Jail on his own recognizance.