ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars after assaulting and threatening his father with a pizza cutter.
Odessa police were called out to the 8700 block of Lamar Ave. in reference to an assault in progress.
When officers arrived, officers spoke with a 50-year-old man and his son, Mark Larizza, 23.
An investigation revealed that while Larizza was intoxicated on an unknown substance, he hit his father in the head with a large ceramic plate, causing his head to bruise, swell and bleed.
The report added that Larizza also attempted to cut his father with a pizza cutter but the father was able to defend himself.
Larizza was later arrested and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.