Teen attacks family as she wanted her share of tomatoes at dinner

tomatoes, off beat, Florida

She abused and chased her grandparents with a knife.

By Web Report

Published: Wed 25 Sep 2019, 10:26 AM

Last updated: Wed 25 Sep 2019, 12:34 PM

A teenager in a fit of rage assaulted her grandparents because she was told not have more tomatoes. The 19-year-old girl from Florida was arrested for throwing bottles and cigarettes at her grandparents and allegedly threatening them with a knife.
Katie Jade Gates has been charged with two felonies, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery on a victim over the age of 65.
According to The Smoking Gun reports quoted in Daily Mail, Gates became enraged after she was asked not to take a second serving of tomatoes.
The teenager allegedly hurled a bottle of water at her grandfather and a pack of cigarettes at her 73-year-old grandmother which hit her in the eye. She abused the elderly couple and chased her grandfather with the knife around the room, poking the weapon at his face.
Gates has been ordered to not have any contact with her grandparents and is scheduled to appear in court.

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