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Officers respond to family fight


Deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a Mongo residence Sunday night regarding a family fight.

According to the police report, a 16-year-old had allegedly fled to a neighbor’s residence for safety after a physical altercation with his stepmother.

The case is currently under investigation. The stepmother was reportedly taken to the LaGrange County Jail on a preliminary charge of battery. Charges are pending on the juvenile, the department reported.