Moore Township, PA — David Cantrell, 42, was charged with charged aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment Sunday, after allegedly punching and choking his mother because she changed the channel.
According to the victim, Cantrell began arguing with her about a television program that evening. When she flipped the channel, Cantrell pitched a big ol’ fit.
The woman reportedly told police her son punched her in the mouth, then picked her up and slammed her to the floor. He then screamed, “I hope you die!” and choked her until she was unconscious, police say.
“I thought he was going to kill me,” she told police.
When she regained consciousness, she managed to break away from her son and alert neighbors.
Cantrell was ordered held on $75,000 bail and is required to undergo psychiatric treatment. It’s unclear which program it was his mom wanted to watch.Tags: Assault, David Cantrell, Harassment, Moore Township, Pennsylvania