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84-year-old Conrad Cannon was jailed Thursday afternoon after hitting his grandson with a broom. According to Matthew Walker, as he was getting ready for work, his grandfather told him to clean the house. He stated that he told his grandfather he was getting ready for work and didn’t have time to clean the house when Cannon became angry and hit him in the forehead with a metal broom handle. When Cannon was questioned, he told police that his grandson was threatening him and admitted that he hit him with a broom. He explained that the threats Matthew made were “hit me, hit me” and cussing at him. Matthew wished to press charges, and his grandfather was taken into custody.
Conrad Eustus Cannon of Oxford Street in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on October 19th, charged with assault. He is free on a $100 bond.
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