53-year-old Elsie Egan (first photo) has been arrested after hitting her boyfriend in the head with a 16-ounce raw steak. According to Dunnellon, Fla. police, the man told deputies that Elsie repeatedly hit him with the uncooked meat and slapped his face after he refused a piece of sliced bread. The man, who suffers from terminal cancer and has limited mobility in his left leg due to swelling from an injury, said he wanted a bread roll.Elsie, pictured, denied hitting the man with the steak but did admit to slapping him, saying she did it "so that he could learn."She has been charged with abuse of a disabled adult and out on $2,500 bail.
In another crime involving perfectly good food:
A 44-year-old Louisiana woman (second photo) was charged with second-degree battery after pouring a pot of boiling grits onto her sleeping boyfriend. Police say Carolyn Brown was angry that her boyfriend had just told her he was breaking up with her. So when he went off to bed, she cooked up a pot of grits then and dumped it all over him. He was taken to a local hospital and treated for second degree burns to his face, chest and arms. The man's johnson was unarmed.