Arnstadt (dpa/th) - In a family dispute in Arnstadt, a 23-year-old man was injured by his father with several blows with a square timber. The 55-year-old father hit the young man's head, shoulders and back with it, the police said on Monday night. The son was injured and taken to a hospital. A charge of dangerous bodily harm was filed against the father.
According to police, the son was visiting his parents and was consuming alcohol and other narcotics heavily. While intoxicated, he disturbed his family and other residents of the apartment building by screaming and running around in the hallway. Despite repeated requests from his father to leave the house, the 23-year-old didn't stop. In response, the father hit his son.