Ohioan Jailed After Holiday Season Beating

Woman pummeled victim over Xmas wishes

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Cincy Beating

DECEMBER 31--There has been another casualty in the War on Christmas™.

An Ohio woman is behind bars after allegedly repeatedly punching a female victim who made the mistake of wishing the assailant a “Merry Christmas.”

According to police, Henrietta Bush, 32, pummeled the victim in the head during the December 25 attack in Avondale, a Cincinnati neighborhood.

Court filings do not address the relationship, if any, between Bush and the victim, Rhonda Lewis, who suffered “visible physical harm” as a result of the attack.

Pictured at right, Bush was arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge and booked into the Hamilton County jail, where she remains locked up in lieu of $10,000 bond. Bush is scheduled for a January 9 appearance in Municipal Court.

According to court records, Bush’s rap sheet includes arrests for marijuana possession; theft; menacing; assault; disorderly conduct; narcotics possession; probation violation; and driving with a suspended license. (2 pages)