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Husband beats his wife with crutches because she gave him the wrong birthday cake

By Mason White 9:58 AM October 8, 2015
James Clarke 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man who became angry that his wife gave him the wrong birthday cake, decided to beat her with crutches, police in Florida said.

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said that they have arrested 48-year-old James Clarke, after being accused of hitting his wife because he didn’t approve her choice of birthday cake.

According to the police investigation, Clarke was upset about the cake she bought for him and threw it into the woods outside his home.

He then took his wife crutches and threw it at her several times.

Clarke told police that his wife was drunk and she followed him outside where she attacked him. Police observed a small scratch on his face.

Police said that a witness told them that Clarke pushed his wife to the ground and kick her when she tried to get up. The witness also said that he threw her crutches at her.

He was booked into the Flagler County Jail, and released on $1,000 bail.