Brothers facing charges after knife fight in McDonald's drive-thru

Tristin Elliott, Justin Elliott Tristin Elliott, Justin Elliott

March 25, 2019 10:43 AM

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (WHEC) — Brothers are facing charges after police say they got into a knife fight while in the drive-thru lane at McDonald's.

Tristin Elliott, 22, of Phelps allegedly used a knife to assault his brother, Justin Elliot, 30, also of Phelps, on March 23. 

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Justin Elliott suffered minor lacerations to his hand, neck, and stomach during the fight. He was treated at the scene for nonlife-threatening injuries. 

Canandaigua Police say Tristin Elliott also threatened to harm one of the officers with the knife.

The 22-year-old is charged with assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, and menacing. He was taken to the Ontario County Jail to await arraignment.

The older brother is charged with obstructing of governmental administration after he allegedly physically prevented officers from taking his brother into custody.

Justin Elliott was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.


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