Woman arrested for allegedly throwing hot grits onto sleeping man

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A woman was charged with assault after police say she poured hot food on a sleeping man.

Alexis Staton was charged with reckless endangerment and assault. (Prince George's County Sheriff's Office)

According to the Prince George's County Sheriff's Office, Alexis Staton allegedly dumped hot grits on a man while he was sleeping. When the man jumped out of bed, police say Staton hit him with a baseball bat.

A warrant states the man left the home with burns on his body and a bleeding head.

Staton was arrested and charged with second degree assault and reckless endangerment.