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Fight Between Brothers Results In Teen’s Arrest

A physical altercation between brothers reportedly ended with an 18-year-old in custody Sunday night for assault.

A Woodbridge Drive resident complained about 6:45 p.m. July 21 of sons fighting again, according to reports. Upon arrival, Sulphur Springs policemen reported finding the 18-year-old resident had assaulted another family member, reportedly a younger brother, by striking the individual multiple times in the face with a closed fist, causing pain, Sulphur Springs Police Officer Brandon Murphy alleged police reports.

The family member allegedly assaulted had observable multiple red marks and abrasions on the face and chest, consistent with an assault. Officers discerned the teen to have been the aggressor in the physical altercation and consequently took him into custody on a Class A misdemeanor family violence assault causing bodily injury charge, according to arrest reports.

The 18-year-old remained in the county jail Monday morning. Bond on the misdemeanor assault charge was set at $2,000, according to jail reports.

Author: Faith Huffman

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