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Man arrested after swinging pipe at another man

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Iowa City Police say they arrested a man after he swung a metal pipe at another man to try to get him to fight.

David James Fontaine Thompson, 28, is charged with fourth degree criminal mischief and assault causing bodily injury.

Police say in an ongoing feud, Thompson went to 901 Crosspark armed with a metal pipe.

While trying to get the other man to fight, another man happened upon the fight and got caught in the middle.

The victim says Thompson then pushed him.  When the victim pushed back, police say Thompson head-butted the victim and then punched him in the eye.

Police also say that Thompson intentionally swung the pipe at a window, breaking it.

Damage is estimated to be between $200 and $500.

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