Facebook Feud Turns into Arrest for Assault

HAWKINS COUNTY — A social media spat turns into an arrest.

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Hunter Price of Rogersville faces charges of kidnapping and aggravated assault, according to a Friday report. Price allegedly hit his wife in the mouth, choked her, and pointed a gun at her while threatening to kill her.

Price also allegedly broke a phone to prevent his wife from calling 911. She was able to leave the next morning and contact police.

Investigators say the altercation started over a Facebook post.