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New Canaan Siblings Charged Following Fight

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – A New Canaan brother and sister are facing assault and disorderly conduct charges in connection with argument that turned physical early Saturday morning and involved a knife being brandished, police report.

Police arrested the two 17-year-olds charged each with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct, both misdemeanors. The girl was also charged with second-degree threatening, also a misdemeanor. Their names were not released because of their ages.

Police said the two started arguing at about 12:48 a.m. Saturday at an East Avenue residence, and the dispute eventually became physical. Police said they punched each other and the sister also kicked her brother and later grabbed a knife and threatened him.

Both were released and ordered to appear Tuesday in Stamford Juvenile Court.  

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