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Man arrested following fight over Christmas tree

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FT. MADISON (AP)--An eastern Iowa man has been arrested after he allegedly hit his girlfriend with branches from a Christmas tree.

Police have charged 41-year-old Kevin Shrum of Fort Madison with simple domestic abuse assault.

Police say Shrum and his girlfriend got into a fight over where to put the Christmas tree.

The disagreement escalated, and Shrum reportedly took some of the branches off the tree and used them to strike the woman.

Police say the woman's injuries were minor.

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