Fil-Am woman assaults fiance in Florida over engagement ring

ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Jan 07 2017 01:04 PM

A 25-year year old Filipino-American woman was arrested for assaulting her fiance at their home in Fernandina Beach, Florida on Monday.

Enrevie Hinayon Bendejo was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after she reportedly attacked her fiance.

She allegedly bit his arm, punched him in the face, and hit him with a 2x4 wooden plank that she picked up from their front porch.

After authorities responded to a report of domestic violence in their home, Bendejo was ordered to drop the wooden plank, which had nails sticking out of it.

They couple supposedly fought over her engagement ring.

Bendejo and her fiance had just gotten engaged a week ago.

Following her court appearance on Tuesday, Bendejo's bail bond was set at USD5,000. She was also ordered to avoid contacting her fiance.

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