A man who said he became very angry when he found that his roommate had eaten his lunch meat from his fridge said he began chasing him with a knife.
The roommate, Jeffry Conley, picked up a brick and knocked 48-year-old William O. Brown down.
It was Brown who as charged by police with aggravated assault.
The incident happened on Monday at 5701 Garret Dr.
Police said when they arrived that Brown was outside pacing back and forth.
His roommate had run inside and locked the door after heaving the brick.