Cops: Man Trapped Woman In Fold-Out Couch
Suspect facing charge over alleged sofa entombment
MARCH 3--A Florida man is facing a battery charge for allegedly shoving his ex-girlfriend’s mother inside a fold-out couch, police charge.
Mark Foreman, 53, was arrested Tuesday evening on a felony charge in connection with the incident at the home of the 66-year-old victim.
According to a Palmetto Police Department report, Foreman arrived at the woman’s home and asked to use the bathroom. The victim, who had been “lying on a fold out couch,” told cops that Foreman said, “What is this?” He then allegedly “pushed victim onto the fold out couch and folded victim inside of the couch.”
The report does not indicate how long the woman was entombed inside the piece of furniture. The victim, who suffered an injury to her right wrist and complained that her back hurt, was transported to a local hospital by emergency service workers.
Foreman, pictured above, was booked into the county jail, where he is being held in lieu of $2500 bond. (2 pages)