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Florida woman accused of attacking man with birdhouse

by: Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post Updated:

Authorities in Collier County, Florida, arrested Monica Mehanny, 24, on Friday, March 24, 2017.

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida woman was arrested after she attacked a man with a birdhouse, according to police.

The arrest occurred Friday at The Willough, a Naples rehabilitation center, when a man said Monica Mehanny, 24, of Palmetto, threatened to hit him, according to the Bradenton Herald.

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The staff told the man to write down his complaint, but before he finished Mehanny followed through with her threat, the Herald reported.

Mehanny came into the room with a small wooden birdhouse and slapped the man across the face with it. The birdhouse shattered, according to deputies.

Mehanny denied hitting the man and said he grabbed her arm before it struck him, according to the Herald.

Mehanny was charged with battery and probation violation.

Read more at the Bradenton Herald.