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Police: Man has French fry thrown at him, punches 12-year-old

Christopher James     Provided by Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Dept. Christopher James Provided by Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Dept.

HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man has been arrested after police say he hit a 12-year-old in the head for throwing a French fry at him.

According to the Harrisburg Police Department, 26-year-old Christopher James of Lepanto was arrested and charged with second degree battery for hitting a 12-year-old.

Police say the incident happened Friday night around 10pm at a home on Florida Street in Harrisburg. Police say the 12-year-old threw a French fry at James who was intoxicated at the time. Police say James then threw the fry back at the kid who threw it once again at James. Police say that's when James became irate and punched the kid in the back of the head several times with his fists.

James was arrested and had his bond set at $2,500.

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