A man is in jail after assaulting another man with a watermelon

Alosius Bailey (KHGI)

A man’s weapon of choice? Police said a watermelon.

Hastings Police said Alosius Bailey, 41, threw a watermelon at a customer at Russ’s Market, after claiming he could hear people whispering about him.

The man hit told police that his hip hurt, but that he didn’t suffer major injuries.

Bailey, who police said is homeless, was arrested for 3rd degree assault and criminal mischief.

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