Police: Father arrested after fight in restaurant with son

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Posted on March 12, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 12 at 4:15 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville father was arrested after police said he got into a fight with his son at a local restaurant.

According to the police report, Jeffery Stepp, 39, was arrested at Gattiland on Lyndon Lane Monday night after he got into a physical altercation with his son.  Witnesses told police Stepp was on top of his 17-year-old son punching and choking him.

Both Stepp and his son used forks as weapons which caused cuts to both individuals, according to police.

The 17-year-old victim was taken to Kosair Hospital to be treated for his injuries. Jeffery Stepp was also taken to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not considered life-threatening.

Stepp is charged with Assault, Wanton Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct.

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