Florida Man arrested after fighting his son about a hedgehog

Homer Stacy

GREENACRES, FL (WSLS) – A South Florida man was arrested on aggravated assault charges after he armed himself with a machete and a baseball bat during a dispute with his son about a hedgehog, authorities said.

Homer Stacy II, 53, was walking outside his Greenacres home Sunday, pushing a wheelchair with a baseball bat and a machete on the seat when deputies arrived, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report.

When deputies asked Stacy why he had the items, Stacy said they were “for his protection,” the report said. Full Story ⤳