Woman hits fiance with 2-by-4 over engagement ring, deputies say
25-year-old Florida woman charged with aggravated battery with deadly weapon
NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A 25-year-old Florida woman was arrested Monday after hitting her fiance with a 2-by-4 during a dispute over her engagement ring, the Nassau County Sheriff's Office said.
Enrevie Hinayon Bendejo, 25, faces a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
Deputies said they were called about 2 p.m. to St. Marc Court, where they found a man in the street with a woman carrying a long, skinny piece of wood that had 1-inch nails embedded at the end.
Bendejo told deputies that she used the piece of wood to hit the man, with whom she lives and to whom she had been engaged for about a week, during a fight about the ring that he used to propose to her.
Deputies said they also learned that Bendejo bit her fiance on the arm and punched him in the face during the argument.
Bendejo was booked into the Nassau County Jail, where she's being held on a $5,000 bond.
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