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Christopher Brown arrested for assaulting brother, police say

Published On: Jan 30 2013 04:39:03 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 23 2013 03:39:04 PM EST

A man was arrested for assaulting his brother after a quarrel turned physical, officials said.

Christopher Brown punched his brother Carl in the forehead several times after an argument in their home at 261 East Wilkes-Barre St., Easton, at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, officials said.

Christopher Brown was taken into custody at South Delaware Drive and East Nesquehoning Street, about a mile away, officials said.


Brown, 19, was arraigned early Wednesday morning on assault and harassment charges and released on $2,500 unsecured bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. Jan. 30.