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Mom Hurt in Attack by Daughter over Cell Phone, Police Say

Emily Signore was arrested early Sunday morning after she allegedly beat her mother and threw a stool into a locked bedroom door, Joliet police said.

Credit Will County Sheriff's Office: Emily J. Signore, 18.
Credit Will County Sheriff's Office: Emily J. Signore, 18.
An 18-year-old woman who allegedly punched, kicked and beaned her mother with a metal bowl because the older woman wouldn't relinquish her cell phone so the daughter could call boyfriend was arrested Sunday morning, Joliet police said.

Emily J. Signore, of 1004 Saddle Ridge Drive, was charged with aggravated domestic battery and criminal damage to property following the violent fight that ended with the mother needing medical treatment at Silver Cross Medical Center in New Lenox, Cmdr. Al Roechner said.

Signore reportedly returned home at about 3:30 a.m. after having a fight with her boyfriend, Roechner said. Her mother was still awake, but refused to give her daughter her phone when she wanted to call her boyfriend, he said.

That prompted Signore to allegedly kick her mother, punch her in the face and throw a metal bowl, which cut the back of her mother's head, Roechner said.

The mother fled to a bedroom, locked the door and called police, he said. In the meantime, Signore grab a kitchen stool and threw it against the bedroom door, he said.

Police arrived to find the home's living room in disarray and a hole in the bedroom door. Signore was taken into custody and is being held in the Will County jail.

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local guy September 24, 2013 at 08:12 AM
Hey mom, stop paying her phone bill!
JEG September 24, 2013 at 08:12 AM
Mom, whatever you do DO NOT bail her out !
Jax September 24, 2013 at 08:42 AM
I hope the beastly woman gets her butt beat in jail..I hope this mom learned that her daughter is not entitled to free room and board or a cell phone anymore..she needs to get out and work for it
alski September 24, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Look at her smiling! What a piece of crap. A dying dog gets treated better. How could you treat your mother like that? I hope she grows up to have lots of children and they ALL treat her EXACTLY the same way.What a low life piece of S_ _ _.
JP September 24, 2013 at 10:36 AM
Agree with all. She needs a tune-up and fast.
Kerry Lynn September 24, 2013 at 02:04 PM
Smiling because you sent your mother to the hospital??? I can't even WRITE what I think!!
JEG September 24, 2013 at 02:40 PM
God no we don't want her to have children! I am tired of paying for everyone else's kids. Someone that beats their mother is a low life loser !

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