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Q: My 13 year old daughter was arrested for simple assault yesterday after an altercation involving another 13yr old girl.

My daughter Giana and her friends were hanging out at the park (Penn Treaty Park - near Girard Ave in the Fishtown neighborhood) . According to witnesses, a van pulled up with 4 people getting out - 2 teenage girls, 1 teenage boy & 1 adult female. (there was previous drama over social media... Read more »

Rich Maloumian Jr.
Rich Maloumian Jr. answered on Oct 13, 2020

Consulting with an experienced criminal defense attorney would be your best course of action with respect to defending your daughter. Pressing additional charges against others involved, including the adult, is within discretion of the District Attorney's Office. Good Luck!

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