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Florida woman allegedly beat fiancé with plank during argument about engagement ring

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Posted at 5:19 PM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 21:01:52-05

A Florida woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly beat her fiancé with a large wooden plank with protruding nails during a fight about her engagement ring.

According to WFOX-TV, Enreview Bendejo of Nassau County, Florida had been engaged to her fiance for about a week when the couple began arguing about Bendejo’s new ring on Monday. When the fiance told Bendejo that he wanted to break up with her, she tore a piece of wood of her front porch and starting hitting him.

The Florida Times-Union also reports that Bendejo also bit him on the arm and punched him in the face.

Bendejo was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and is awaiting trial.

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @alexhider.