Cantonment Man Charged With Battery With A Deadly Weapon After Chair Attack

September 12, 2018

A Cantonment man was arrested after allegedly striking his cousin with a chair.

Eric Lashon Strong,  44, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for the assault and  criminal mischief with property damage for breaking the chair.

The cousin told the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office that Strong entered his residence, asked him about money and then struck him in the face with the chair. After he fell to the floor, Strong allegedly punch him with his fist. The victim was evaluated and treated by Escambia County EMS for facial injuries and additional pain in the back of his head.

Strong was released from the Escambia County Jail on a $55,000 bond.


9 Responses to “Cantonment Man Charged With Battery With A Deadly Weapon After Chair Attack”

  1. No chairs on September 15th, 2018 7:02 am

    I agree with ‘Ban all Chairs’ above. Hold chair manufactures responsible. Was the chair a semi auto folding chair?

  2. Ban all Cairs on September 14th, 2018 11:54 am

    I have stayed silent on the issue of chairs too long but there comes a time when you must take a stand. I am joining the “Ban All Chair” movement starting today. Only by banning all chairs will we get the chairs out the hands of the criminals.

    As a start we have to declare schools and government buildings “no chair zones”

  3. Family Dispute on September 13th, 2018 3:55 pm

    Family Dispute…….Put them in a room (with no furniture) and let them settle it among themselves. Wasting our tax payer dollars.

  4. Bob C. on September 12th, 2018 8:52 pm

    OMG, heard it was an AR-Chair with many legs on it each capable of inflicting harm.
    BAN all Chairs.

  5. Howie on September 12th, 2018 3:52 pm

    Maybe Mr. Strong could have sat on his cousin instead of using a chair. Is your behind considered a deadly weapon? I guess so if you really think about it.

  6. EMD on September 12th, 2018 12:27 pm

    Quick! Ban ALL chairs !

  7. tg on September 12th, 2018 9:02 am

    He wanted some respect and his money back.

  8. 429SCJ on September 12th, 2018 4:18 am

    It would certainly be an unpleasant surprise, to see Mr Strong approaching, wielding a chair.

  9. chris on September 12th, 2018 2:47 am

    Pic of the chair?

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