PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Florida woman is accused of stabbing her son with a ceramic candle during an argument, authorities said.
Holly Lee Patrick, 45, of Pensacola, was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated battery domestic violence, according to online booking records. She was released after posting $100 bail.
According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a Pensacola residence on Monday morning. Deputies said that Patrick had gotten into an argument with her son, WEAR-TV reported.
It is unclear how old Patrick’s son is.
The victim told deputies that Patrick pushed him through the back door of her porch, and then took a piece of a broken ceramic candle and stabbed her son in the back, WEAR reported.
The victim left the scene, and a passerby offered him a ride to an area hospital, the television station reported.
The victim called authorities after he was treated for his injuries.
Deputies returned to Patrick’s home and arrested her, WEAR reported.
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