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2 cited following Tamaqua confrontation

Published October 17. 2009 09:00AM

Two people were cited following a confrontation in Tamaqua on Wednesday.

Officers on patrol at 7:45 p.m. that day were stopped by Matthew R. Martin, 29, of 5 Gamelands Rd., Tamaqua, who reported being assaulted by his child's grandmother.

According to the report, Martin went to 310 Biddle St., Tamaqua, to visit with his child and was assaulted by Robin Davidson, 45, grandmother of the child.

When contacted. Ms. Davidson told officers that Martin came into her home uninvited and began a confrontation with Davidson's daughter, Justine Lockhart, mother of the child. When Martin began exhibiting aggressive behavior, Davidson ordered him to leave her home. When he refused to do so, she struck him in the face.

Davidson was cited for simple assault, while Martin was cited for defiant trespass.

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