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Brother Arrested After Argument Gets Physical, Phoenixville Police Say

Two brothers got in a scuffle in a home on Morris Street, according to police.

A 45-year-old Phoenixville man was arrested last week after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and, in a resulting scuffle, nearly pushed his brother down a flight of stairs.

On March 12 at 10:51 p.m., Phoenixville Police responded to the 200 block of Morris Street for a report of a domestic assault. According to court documents, on the scene one of the victims told police that he was in his second floor bedroom when he heard his brother having a fight with his girlfriend. The man said he thought it was a physical altercation, police say.

The victim went downstairs and began arguing with his brother, at which point the defendant attacked, pushing him out of the room and nearly knocking him down a flight of stairs, police say.

Police observed that the victim’s sweatshirt had been ripped.

The defendant was arrested, arraigned, and charged with simple assault and harassment. He faces preliminary hearing on June 27.

harry finster March 22, 2013 at 03:19 PM
maybe you should send them to philadelphia the city of brotherly love
Ed Jones March 22, 2013 at 04:29 PM
Still haven't learned about the 5 W's, have you?
George Hughes March 22, 2013 at 06:07 PM
I don't get it . At the beginning of the article it says he was nearly pushed down the stairs than near the end it says he was knocked down the stairs . Which was it ????

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