• Police: Florida woman arrested after hitting husband with vacuum cleaner part

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    HOLIDAY, Fla. -

    Authorities said a Florida woman was arrested after allegedly hitting her husband with a vacuum cleaner part, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

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    Holly Jane Akers, 31, of Holiday, is accused of one count of felony battery on a person 65 or older, according to Pasco County deputies. Akers was arrested Tuesday morning; her husband, Charles Plagens, said his wife attacked him with the vacuum cleaner part, the Times reported.

    According to the arrest affidavit, Plagens said he began arguing with Akers when she began cleaning their house around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Plagens said he moved from room to room in an attempt to sleep, but that Akers followed him through the house with the vacuum cleaner, the Times reported.

    Plagens said Akers struck him on the bridge of the nose with a vacuum cleaner attachment, causing a minor abrasion, the newspaper reported.

    Akers admitted to deputies that there had been an argument but denied striking her husband, the Times reported. When deputies noticed Plagens’ injury they arrested Akers and took her to the Pasco County jail, the newspaper reported. 

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