Police: Kirkwood man hits 1 grandaughter with bat, punches other over messy house

Police: Kirkwood man hits 1 grandaughter with bat, punches other over messy house

Cecil Jones is accused of hitting his granddaughter in the head with a bat and punching another granddaughter in the face because his house was dirty when he arrived home.

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 1:25 PM

KIRKWOOD, Mo. (KMOV) – A Kirkwood man is accused of hitting his granddaughter in the head with a bat and punching another granddaughter in the face because his house was dirty when he arrived home.

Cecil Jones, 61, was charged Monday with second-degree assault and third-degree assault.

According to police, Jones got upset after he arrived home in the 300 block of Alsobrook and found a messy house.

Kirkwood police said he walked up to his granddaughter and punched her in the face, giving her a bloody and swollen lip.

Authorities said he assaulted another granddaughter with his hands in her bedroom. He then grabbed a bat and hit her in the head, which swelled up.

Jones was arrested and taken into custody. His bail was set at $25,000.

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