Police arrest Kingsport man after neighbor attacked when he had no beer

Associated Press

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Kingsport police say a 61-year-old man attacked his neighbor after being denied a beer.

The man, Alfred E. Bruner, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on Wednesday night after his neighbor reported to police that Bruner came to his apartment asking for a beer.

According to a police report obtained by the Kingsport Times-News, the victim was attacked after telling Bruner he was out of beer. Bruner was also accused of coming at the neighbor with a 6- to 7-foot-long stick.

Police spoke with Bruner who appeared heavily intoxicated.

‘Police spoke with Bruner who appeared heavily intoxicated.” -PGA: “DUH!!!