Boy cited for hitting mother after taking away video game console | Crime reports

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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania – When a mother took away a teenager’s Xbox console, he retaliated by punching her in the arm with a clenched fist and slapping her on the back of the head.

The 16-year-old Tioga County boy has now been cited for harassment, according to Mansfield State Police.

Police were called to the Charleston Township residence on the evening of May 23 to a reported family situation. The boy got upset when the mother took away the Xbox and didn’t let her leave the room because he would assault her.

Police said the mother had no visible injuries.

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