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New Albany: Son charged with domestic violence, assault after father sustains injury

The New Albany Police Department is investigating a domestic-violence complaint that escalated into an alleged assault.

Officers responded to a home in the 6000 block of Tuckahoe Court at 9:50 p.m. March 18, where a father reported that his 18-year-old son had assaulted him for not returning the son's money.

The son scratched his father, kicked him and threw a picture frame at him, according to the police report.

The father cut his left hand trying to stop the picture frame from hitting him. The glass in the frame broke and the injury required stitches, the police report said.

The 18-year-old was cited for domestic violence and assault at 10:42 p.m. March 18 at the New Albany Police Department, where he was taken after the incident.

The incident remains under investigation, police said.

In other recent incident reports from the New Albany Police Department:

* Police arrested a 56-year-old man for OVI and failure to drive in marked lanes at 9:14 p.m. March 20 on Fodor Road.

* Police arrested a 23-year-old woman for speeding and OVI at 12:25 a.m. March 18 on Albany Woods Boulevard.

* Police are investigating the theft of a kitchen range and a microwave oven taken between 6:30 p.m. March 16 and 7:03 a.m. March 17 from a home under construction in the 4000 block of Ackerly Farm Road.

The house was entered through an unsecured door, the police report said.