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Son charged with assault on father

Published September 12. 2011 08:28AM

A Monroe County teen has been charged with assaulting his father.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, they were called to the home of Alexander Forbes, 62, of 145 Chestnut Lane, Albrightsville, Tunkhannock Township, for a report of a fight between father and son. On scene the father said his son, Alexander Charles Forbes, 18, had assaulted him.

Police said the elder Forbes had visible injuries. The son was located hiding in a shed behind the home. He was taken into custody and charged with simple assault and harassment. He was lodged in the county prison in Snydersville pending arraignment.

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