Man breaks his girlfriend's nose because she took away his pillow

Pillow (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of assault after allegedly breaking his girlfriend's nose because she took away his pillow, police in Massachusetts said.

Townsend police said that they have arrested 37-year-old Shaun Tatum, after being accused of beating up his girlfriend during a fight over the pillow.

Tatum was charged with assault and battery on a family member and defacing property. He was booked into jail, and is being held without bail.

According to the police investigation, Tatum and his girlfriend share an apartment on Barker Hill Road. On Wednesday, a fight broke out after the girlfriend took away his pillow.

Tatum is accused of dragging the victim and punching her, breaking her nose.