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Court House Brawl Sends One to Hospital

by ARLnow.com | December 5, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 3,904 views | 18 Comments

A brawl outside of an Arlington County courtroom sent one man to the hospital Tuesday morning.

A woman’s boyfriend and her ex-husband got into a physical fight as a result of a child custody dispute at the Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court (1425 N. Court House Road), according to Arlington County Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck.

Sheriff’s deputies broke up the fight. One of the men was punched in the face and was transported to Virginia Hospital Center for “very minor injuries,” according to Sternbeck.

The man who was brought to the hospital, 38-year-old D.C. resident Maron Moss, Jr., was identified as the “aggressor” and charged with assault and battery, Sternbeck said. The second man was not charged.

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  • Captain_Obvious

    poor kid…

  • Rites of Spring

    that’s just my baby’s daddy.

  • Paddy

    If only there were a large group of homeless people nearby to help break up this fight.

  • Now That Is What I Call Vibrant

    VIBRANT !!!

  • Captain_Obvious

    Do fights break out at pet custody hearings ???

    • drax

      Sure – cat fights.

      • +1

        ^

  • Ballston

    Does this mean that Court House fight club is officially on hold?

    • CHFC

      We are always on.

    • WeiQiang

      Only if you forget the first rule of Court House Fight Club.

    • fedworker

      The first rule of fight club is to never talk about fight club

  • nice photo

    Is it snowing out there today?

    • Willard Scott

      Apparently in Courthouse it is. Up here in Ballston, it’s sunny and unseasonably warm today.

  • Kay

    Who knew Halle Berry was in town.

  • missy

    anybody know what happened last night 2am near N. Randolph and 9th Streets?
    Pollice on megaphone and then they let the dogs loose on someone…

    • Chief Wiggam

      Started as a large fight at Baileys. One of the perps took off and was tracked down by PD and K9.

  • Curious George

    Mug shots or it didn’t happen.

  • ID

    Ex-Husband’s motivation: He is paying child support which is used by his ex-wife and her boyfriend to have a good time rather than spending it on the children.

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