A Clarksville man faces charges after he allegedly attacked his mother causing her to undergo surgery for her injuries.
According to a report in the Leaf Chronicle, Claude Powers was taken into police custody for the incident that occurred on Tuesday.
The newspaper reported the 30-year-old man allegedly hit his mother in the face causing her to fall down some steps.
Powers is charged with aggravated assault. His mother, whose identity was not immediately released, has since undergone surgery on her leg and knee.
Powers is said to have a previous arrest history which includes domestic assault, disorderly conduct and indecent exposure.
He was jailed on a $35,000 bond.
*The Leaf Chronicle contributed to this report.