THE BIG BLOW UP
A new father and his friend wanted their balloons back.
Family members of Brad Freeman of London, Ky., put out balloons to welcome the birth of Freeman's new baby when some neighborhood boys stole them.
Freeman and his friend Shawn Asher didn't take the theft lightly and went to the home of Charles Murphy and his 14-year-old son on Monday to retrieve the balloons.
An argument ensued and Murphy hit Asher in the head with a pipe. Then Murphy's son got into the act and hit Asher as well with a metal baseball bat, leaving him in serious condition.
Turns out Murphy and his son were charged with first-degree assault.
Moral of story: Don't mess with buffoons over balloons...
Or a volatile dad whose son has a metal baseball bat!