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State police say a Lower Chanceford Township man attacked his brother with a rubber mallet.

Jason Allen Brown, 31, repeatedly punched the other man in the face and body before hitting him in the head with the mallet about 4 p.m. Nov. 21, according to charging documents.

A trooper responding to the domestic incident on River Road found a loaded .22-caliber handgun in Brown's dresser, as well as three smoking pipes and a grinder with marijuana residue next to the gun, the documents state.

Brown has a previous felony conviction and is prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to police.

A warrant has been issued for Brown, who faces charges of aggravated and simple assault, possession of drug paraphernalia and prohibited possession of a firearm.

— Reach Lindsay C. VanAsdalan at lvanasdalan@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @lcvanasdalan

 

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