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Deputies: Florida woman jabbed ex with antlers

A Florida woman was charged with domestic battery she used the antlers of a mounted deer head to beat up her ex-boyfriend, authorities say.

Chelsea Harrison armed herself with the deer head after her ex-boyfriend Terry Nowakowski broke down the door Tuesday to get into their Zephyrhills house, authorities told the Tampa Bay Times.


She "began striking him in the face and body with the ends of the antlers until she lost her grip dropping it to the floor," according to a story on tampabay.com, citing a Pasco County Sheriff's Office report. Nowakowski, 20, managed to flee and call for help, the website reported.

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The victim told authorities that he and Harrison, 23, were no longer a couple but have a 3-year-old daughter together and both own the home in Zephyrhills, according to tampabay.com.

The fight reportedly began when Nowakowski walked outside the home and called his new girlfriend "which he believes angered Chelsea," tampabay.com reported.  

When he tried to get back into the house, he found the door locked. He claims she then punched him when he poked his head inside a window after removing a screen. At that point, he decided to break down the door and got hit with the antlers, the website said.

He reportedly suffered cuts and swelling in the attack.  

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