A Hopkinsville woman was arrested around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday at her home on Cleveland Avenue after she allegedly assaulted her roommate with a baseball bat, according to a Hopkinsville Police Department report.

Arnez Taylor reported to police that he and his roommate, Jarricca McKnight, 32, were in a verbal argument about Taylor having visitors at the residence.

Taylor continued to tell officers that the argument turned physical when McKnight grabbed a baseball bat and began hitting him with it while he was laying in his bed.

Taylor suffered a laceration to the left side of his head, swollen left elbow and pain in his left knee and leg, the report stated. Taylor told officers that McKnight hit him all of those locations with the bat.

McKnight was arrested and charged with second-degree assault.

This information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

The following information was obtained through police, police reports or the Christian County Jail. Readers are reminded that a charge is only an accusation and everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law

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