MARDELA SPRINGS, Md.- A Mardela Springs man is behind bars following accusations that he physically attacked his mother because she had eaten his sandwich.
Patrick E. McCready, 24, is charged with second-degree assault. He is being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $30,000 bond.
The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office reports that early Sunday evening, Feb. 26, McCready had gotten angry because someone had eaten his submarine sandwich. Police said that when McCready realized his mother had eaten it, he allegedly punched her.
Authorities said that during the investigation, the deputy saw signs of injury on McCready's mother that corroborated an assault. The deputy then took McCready into custody on the aforementioned charge.