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Hearns faces misdemeanor assault, battery charges

Updated: January 3, 2006, 1:48 PM ET
Associated Press

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Former boxing champion Thomas Hearns has been accused of striking his son during an argument and faces misdemeanor assault and battery charges.

Police in this Detroit suburb said they were called to Hearns' home by his wife on Sunday evening and told that the 47-year-old boxer struck his 13-year-old son.

When police arrived, they found the teen with a small cut and a bruise over one of his eyes, Detective John Harris said. Hearns was arrested without incident and ...

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