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Man, teen charged in domestic dispute

Published 12:59 pm, Monday, December 31, 2012
  • Richard Murphy, 51, was charged following a domestic dispute with a 15-year-old. Photo: Contributed Photo / Fairfield Citizen
    Richard Murphy, 51, was charged following a domestic dispute with a 15-year-old. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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A Pease Avenue man and a teenager face charges after police said they were involved in a domestic dispute Saturday night.

According to police, Richard Murphy, 51, and a 15-year-old got into an argument. Murphy allegedly pushed the teen and struck in the upper chest with his fist. The teen, according to the report, pushed Murphy and grabbed a knife from the kitchen, pointing it at Murphy and saying he planned to use it to stab Murphy.

Both were charged with disorderly conduct.

Murphy was released on a promise to appear Dec. 31 in Bridgeport Superior Court. The juvenile was released to the custody of his mother on a promise to appear Dec. 31 in juvenile.