Man arrested for felony assault

A Whitehall man was charged with felony assault following an incident of horseplay gone wrong.

Police say Jason A. Brown, 30, of Saunders Street, stuffed another man’s face into a fish tank and punched him repeatedly in the incident. The victim suffered minor facial injuries but was not seriously hurt.

Brown and the victim were allegedly fooling around when the incident devolved into a fight.

Brown was charged with second degree assault.

He was arraigned and sent to the Washington County Jail in lieu of bail.

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