ETX woman accused of slapping relative in face with catfish
Lufkin, Texas (KETK) — Authorities are investigating a bizarre incident where a woman allegedly hit a relative in the face with a catfish over the weekend.
According to the Lufkin Police Department, on Sunday at 2:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Davis Street on reports of a disturbance. When police arrived, they spoke with three different people who gave authorities their statements.
One of the women present said she put a dead fish in her sister-in-law's face and her brother began assaulting her. She also had red marks on her face.
The brother claimed his sister slapped his wife with the fish and told her to leave, and then she began assaulting him. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Due to conflicting stories and the threat of further violence gone with the brother's arrest, no charges were filed at the time. The investigation has been turned over to detectives.