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Brother/sister fight leads to arrest

Prescott police booked a teenage boy into the juvenile detention center Sunday on charges of aggravated assault and disorderly conduct both per domestic violence after he told police he grabbed his younger sister by the neck and choked her.

The suspect's name and booking photo are not included in this story per Courier policy not to identify juveniles charged with crimes.

At 5:55 p.m., officers answered a call about a physical fight and spoke with the girl who told them that she and her brother argued while she was vacuuming his room, he grabbed her by the neck, and choked her, according to the police report.

The teenage boy told police she tried to take back a pair of earrings she had given him and he grabbed her by the neck because he was mad at her, according to the police report.

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