An argument between brothers after church Sunday led to a run-in with police in Wichita Falls, Texas for Raymond Lyndell Davis.
Police say he assaulted his brother, who is blind, with a bowl of ice cream.
Witnesses told police that Davis and his brother were arguing about something at about 1:15 p.m., just inside the door to Church of the Good News, according to Sgt. Harold McClure, a Wichita Falls Police Department spokesman.
“Apparently he hit him in the face with a foam bowl that had ice cream in it,” McClure told McClatchy. “The victim claimed his face was numb from being hit.”
KFDX reported a small cut formed on the victim’s nose as a result of the alleged dessert disaster.
According to jail records, Davis was still being held Tuesday in Wichita County Jail, after being charged with injury to a disabled person. That’s a third-degree felony carrying the possibility for heavier sentencing than the standard misdemeanor assault.
“Yeah, you can’t do that,” McClure said.
His bail is set at $1,500.
His brother’s blindness left him defenseless against the alleged ice cream attack because he couldn’t see it coming. That defenselessness is what led to the more serious charge.