THE DIRTY ARMY: (thetowntalk.com) – Alexandria Police charged Jose Morales, 42, of 227 Mary Hill Road, Pineville, with second-degree battery for allegedly hitting a co-worker in the face with a hot sausage Sunday morning.

Police reported being called to the International House of Pancakes, 2715 MacArthur Drive, at 10:30 a.m. where they found the victim with a large burn on the right side of her face that was starting to blister. According to the police report, the victim said she was not immediately aware that she had been hit in the face by “a hot, greasy sausage.”

Another employee alleged that she saw Morales throw the sausage at the victim as she was standing on the other side of a high counter from him, according to the police report.

Since when has throwing your meat around against the law?- nik