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Spackling Knife, Cell Phone Weapons in Dispute, Cops Say

Both individuals cited for harassment at Upper Milford home, troopers report.

The weapons in a recent duel at an Upper Milford Township home were neither swords nor pistols.

Instead, state police at Fogelsville reported that a man and woman were cited for threatening each other with a cell phone and spackling knife.

It was not immediately clear, according to police-released information, what started a dispute in the 4000 block of Miller Avenue about 8:40 p.m. Saturday. But police reported that Vincent David Longo, 51, made threatening gestures with a spackling knife. Pattie Ann Bowman, 47, responded by striking Longo in the face with a cell phone, police said.

Both were cited for harassment, police said. Charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge Donna Butler of Emmaus.

StGabes February 04, 2013 at 07:21 PM
Ban them, no more spackling knives!!!!
Mrs Sensible February 11, 2013 at 07:48 PM
Seriously? They're acting like they're 15 not 50! How sad. Hope there weren't any kids at home who had to watch this shameful behavior.

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