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Stick-fighting brothers facing battery charges

Two 17-year-old Arkansas City brothers face charges of aggravated battery and battery after hitting each other in a heated scuffle Wednesday, according to a police report.

Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of North 7th Wednesday afternoon after receiving a report two white males were fighting with sticks and bats, the report said. Officers learned one brother had used a large stick to strike the other, and both had physical injuries. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m.

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