(KMOV) – A St. Louis County teenager is accused of beating his mother, leaving her with nine staples in her head and a dislocated jaw.
Brendan Fletcher, 18, was charged with second-degree assault and armed criminal action.
Police say the alleged assault happened at a home in the 5000 block of Clayridge dr. on Feb. 20.
The victim, Christina Fletcher, suffered lacerations on her scalp, which required nine staples. She also got a dislocated jaw and contusions to her face.
Brendan Fletcher was taken into custody on a $10,000 bond.