Police: Man charged after assault over phone call - FOX Carolina 21

Police: Man charged after assault over phone call

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Jerry Fox (Courtesy: Union County Detention Center) Jerry Fox (Courtesy: Union County Detention Center)
UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Union police said officers arrested a man who is accused of attacking his adult son for talking to his mother on the telephone.

Police said Jerry Fox Sr., 59, was charged with assault and battery Wednesday night.

Officers said they were called to a home on Hart Street after the victim called 911.

The victim, 28, told police woke up with Fox standing over him and that Fox started beating him, according to arrest reports.

Fox told police he and the victim got into an argument over the victim calling his mother on the phone and that the victim started the fight by kicking Fox in the chest, according to reports.

Officers said the victim had enough visible injuries to charge Fox.

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