Pittsburgh Man Charged After Egg Decorating Fight
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A Pittsburgh man faces charges after police say he threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.
Police say 27-year-old Aaron Goempel was arrested on simple and aggravated assault charges, with the arrest taking nearly an hour.
Police say they responded to a fight call to find a woman with a red and swollen right eye. She told police Goempel accused her of cheating before starting to throw the eggs.
Authorities say that after police made their way past a piece of exercise equipment that was blocking the door, Goempel reached for a row of knives and swords before he was subdued. They say he yelled racist obscenities at one officer and kicked another in the groin.
Officers had to throw a pillow case over his head.
Court records don’t indicate whether he has a defense attorney.
He is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail.
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