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Police: Jason Derr's verbal attacks turns physical against girlfriend's daughter

Published On: Jul 09 2013 05:54:01 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2013 05:54:40 AM EDT

A man escalated abusive name calling into a physical attack on his girlfriend's juvenile daughter, officials said.

Jason Derr slammed the juvenile girl's head into a door in the apartment where she lives with her mother in the 2000 block of Butler Street in Wilson borough, Northampton Co., around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, after he had been calling her names, officials said.

The girl's mother was also injured by the door when it hit her right bicep, they added.

Court papers show Derr, 38, of 908 West Berwick St., Easton, was arraigned on assault and harassment charges, but do not say if bail was set.