Kentucky man charged with throwing Christmas ham at woman

LONDON, Ky. (AP/FOX 10) -- Authorities say a Kentucky man has been arrested after he threw a ham at a woman during an argument over which day Christmas dinner should take place.

According to a statement posted Monday to an unverified page that purported belongs to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, 21-year-old David D. Brannon was arrested on Sunday, after deputies were called out to a domestic dispute. Through a subsequent investigation, deputies learned that the alleged assault took place, following the argument over what day the family was having Christmas Dinner.

Brannon, according to officials, threw items at the woman, including the ham. Deputies say several items were found on the kitchen floor.

When deputies arrived, at the scene, Brannon allegedly tried to flee, but he was detained. Brannon is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center on charges of assault and fleeing or evading police.

Online jail records do not show if he has a lawyer.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. FOX 10 reported on this story from Phoenix.