A Florida man was arrested after he allegedly hit his wife with a Christmas tree after the woman asked for help with making dinner, according to police.
According to police, on Monday, Richard Atchison and his wife were in an argument after she asked him to help her make dinner.
Police say the woman put a spoon in the sink and accidentally splashed Atchison, and he wasn’t having it.
According to the affidavit, Atchison “lost his temper” and started packing his belongings to apparently move out of the house. At some point, the man had a change of heart and demanded his wife move out.
But when she tried to leave, Atchison pushed the woman and proceed to pick up the Christmas tree and threw it at his wife.
Police say Atchison then blocked the front door in an attempt to prevent his wife from leaving.
His wife told police the man had been drinking.
Atchison was arrested and booked into the Lake County Jail.