Florida woman accused of stabbing son with ceramic candle

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Florida woman is accused of stabbing her son with a ceramic candle during an argument, authorities said.

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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.