Woman arrested for allegedly throwing hot grits onto sleeping man

Posted at 6:03 PM, Aug 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-13 18:03:25-04

Alexis Staton was charged with reckless endangerment and assault. (Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office)

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A woman was charged with assault after police say she poured hot food on a sleeping man.

According to the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office, Alexis Staton allegedly dumped hot grits on a man while he was sleeping. When the man jumped out of bed, police say Staton hit him with a baseball bat.

A warrant states the man left the home with burns on his body and a bleeding head.

Staton was arrested and charged with second degree assault and reckless endangerment.