Lufkin Police investigating alleged assault involving catfish

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police are investigating analleged assault where a woman said she was slapped with a fish by a familymember.

According to Sgt. Mike Shurley,Lufkin police were called out to the 400 block of Davis Street around 2 a.m.Sunday Morning.

"The argument allegedly startedbecause a female put a catfish in her sister-in-law's face," Shurley said. "Anargument then ensued between the woman and her brother, which turnedphysical.  According to the brother, his sister slapped his wife in theface with the fish, and he told her to leave, and eventually she did."

Shurley said that the woman toldpolice that her brother had been beating his wife. Shurley said that thebrother claimed any marks his wife had were from her trying to break up thefight.

No arrests were made at the scene.

"Due to lack of independentwitnesses and conflicting stories, the case has been forwarded to the CriminalInvestigation Department for further investigation," Shurley said.

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